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Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE$
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Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, and Sam Patel

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199680269

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199680269.001.0001

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Renal Medicine and Urological Problems

Renal Medicine and Urological Problems

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(p.183) Chapter 7 Renal Medicine and Urological Problems
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Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE
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Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, Sam Patel
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199680269.003.0011

A 54-year-old man attended the emergency department with a five-day history of fevers and night sweats. There were no other symptoms. He had received a pre-emptive live donor renal transplant from his wife four months earlier upon reaching end-stage renal failure due to IgA nephropathy. The patient’s medications included: tacrolimus 4 mg two times daily (bd), mycophenolate mofetil 500 mg three times a day (tds), prednisolone 7.5 mg once a day (od), and nifedipine M/R 10 mg bd.

Keywords:   Hartmann’ solution, acute dialysis, below-knee amputation, cefalexin, nephrotic syndrome, pitting oedema, renal calculi, urinary sepsis

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