Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 70

Q- A patient presents with end-stage chronic renal disease. Which of the following substances is most likely increased in blood value in this patient? A- Calcium B- Erythropoietin C- Hematocrit D- Phosphate   Q- Calcitonin acts on which one of the following cell types to decrease serum calcium and bone resorbing activity? A- Osteoblast B- … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 69- Pharmacology

Q- Which one of the following medications is used as sleeping pills and is considered over-the-counter preparation? A- Fexofenadine B- Melatonin C- Temazepam D- Zolpidem Q- Hepatotoxicity due to overdose of acetaminophen is greatly increased in an alcoholic than in a non-alcoholic because of which one of the following? A- Acetaminophen inhibits ethanol metabolism B- … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- Review- 25

Q- Bamboo sign is a late finding of which one of the following osteoarthropathies? A- Ankylosing spondylitis B- Psoriatic arthritis C- Reactive arthritis D- Rheumatoid arthritis Q- Treatment with prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) is recommended in which one of the following conditions? A- Factor VII deficiency B- Hemophilia A C- Hemophilia B D- Von Willebrand … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 67- Pharmacology

Q- Ingestion of mushroom containing pilocarpine may cause which one of the following side effects? A- Bronchodilation B- Diarrhea C- Hypertension D- Tachycardia Q- In adrenergic synapses, increasing the concentration of norepinephrine leads to which one of the following? A- Activation of dopa decarboxylase B- Activation of presynaptic G coupled receptors C- Increased release of … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- Review- 24

Q- Which of the following is the most common cause of sudden death from congestive heart failure? A- Arrhythmias B- Emboli C- Myocardial infarction D- Pulmonary edema Q- A patient presents with fever, neck stiffness, severe headache and photophobia. On examination, there is weakness of the left extremities. Which of the following is the first … Read more