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Kaplan USMLE Step 3: 102-year-old with pneumonia refuses IV meds
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The case: A 102-year-old widower has pneumonia, but refuses IV medications and wants to go home. What is the next step?
Kaplan USMLE Step 3 prep: Woman with abdominal, pelvic pain
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The case: A 27-year-old woman complains of abdominal and pelvic pain. What is the best next step?
Kaplan USMLE Step 3: Next step for diabetic with nausea, vomiting
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The case: A 74-year-old man with diabetes and chronic renal failure experiences nausea and vomiting for 24 hours. What is the next step in management?
Kaplan USMLE Step 3: What is woman’s electrolyte abnormality?
The case: An 82-year-old woman with history of Alzheimer dementia, who was found collapsed, has evidence of defective swallowing. Which electrolyte abnormality is likeliest?
Kaplan USMLE Step 3 prep: What to do next in difficult delivery?
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The case: The fetal head has been delivered, but the anterior shoulder has not been able to be delivered. Which course of action should be taken?
Kaplan USMLE Step 3 prep: Woman with rash, weight loss, fatigue
The case: A 52-year-old woman has a rash on her face, back, arms and hands. After starting high-dose steroids, what is the next step?