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A 60-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism and inflammatory arthritis is admitted after slipping on ice and falling over. Some routine blood tests are performed: 

  • Na+ 141 mmol/l
  • K+ 2.9 mmol/l
  • Chloride 114 mmol/l
  • Bicarbonate 16 mmol/l
  • Urea 5.2 mmol/l
  • Creatinine 75 μmol/l

Which one of the following is most likely to explain these results?

A. Renal tubular acidosis (type 1)
B. Diabetic ketoacidosis
C. Renal tubular acidosis (type 4)
D. Aspirin overdose
E. Conn's syndrome

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A 12-year-old girl develops facial swelling and an erythematous itchy rash shortly after being administered the first dose of the HPV vaccine. On arrival the paramedics note a bilateral expiratory wheeze and blood pressure of 80/50 mmHg.

In the Gell and Coombs classification of hypersensitivity reactions this is an example of a:

A. Type I reaction
B. Type II reaction
C. Type III reaction
D. Type IV reaction
E. Type V reaction

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A 64-year-old female with a history of rheumatoid arthritis presents with increased difficulty in walking. On examination there is weakness of ankle dorsiflexion and of the extensor hallucis longus associated with loss of sensation on the lateral aspect of the lower leg.

What is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Tibial nerve palsy
B. Obturator nerve palsy
C. Common peroneal nerve palsy
D. Lateral cutaneous nerve palsy
E. Pudendal nerve palsy

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A study looks at the use of bisphosphonates in controlling the pain associated with bone metastases. One hundred and twenty patients (120) are enrolled in the study, 40 of whom are given conventional treatment with NSAIDs and radiotherapy. Of the 80 patients who were given bisphosphonates, 40 received significant pain relief.

What is the odds of patient with bone metastases receiving significant pain relief from bisphosphonates?

A. 0.33
B. 3
C. 2
D. 1
E. 0.5

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As part of a research project you are trying to ascertain whether the use of dummies in infants is linked to sudden infant death syndrome.

What is the most appropriate form of study design?

A. Randomized controlled trial
B. Cross-over trial
C. Cross-sectional survey
D. Case-control study
E. Cohort study

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