complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)Symptoms usually develop within (☆)4–6 weeks following a trauma
Pain excessive in duration or severity given the inciting event
Sensory: hyperesthesia and/or allodynia
Vasomotor: hypo-/hyperthermia and/or hypo-/hyperpigmentation of the skin
Sudomotor/edema: hypo-/(☆)hyperhidrosis and/or edema
Motor/trophic: (☆)↓ range of motion orthopedics国試 HirotoShishido
follow up for Helicobacter pylori eradication therapyUrea breath test, stool antigen test, or biopsy 4–6 weeks after completion of therapy.
Serology is not preferred to confirm eradication, as it remains positive for weeks/months after eradication.
burn the skin or flesh of (a wound) with a heated instrument or caustic substance in order to stop bleeding or to prevent infection
‘Cauterize the small bleeders to keep my visual field clean’ english HirotoShishido
management of otitis media with effusionPatients without speech impairement at the time of diagnosis: ★monitor for 3 months
Patients with speech impairement or persistent OME at follow-up
Age < 4 years: placement of tympanostomy tubes
Age ≥ 4 years: placement of tympanostomy tubes and/or adenoidectomy ENTpediatricsUWorld step2CK HirotoShishido
run away secretly in order to get married.
"later he eloped with one of the housemaids" english HirotoShishido
measures for post-transplant infection(Vaccinations for pneumococci and hepatitis B are typically given prior to transplant to ensure an adequate immune response)
Monitoring for the following infections:
・CMV viral loads in blood monthly for a minimum of 12 months
・EBV viral loads in blood for a minimum of 12 months
warm up toto begin to like or enjoy someone or something:
'She was not a person who was easy to warm up to.'
'I should get her something so she warms up to me' english HirotoShishido
Conformity to facts; accuracy.
‘officials expressed doubts concerning the veracity of the story’
‘In this situation, veracity (ie, being truthful to patients) would occur if the physician acknowledged that vaginal delivery is still possible and safe for this patient and that a cesarean delivery is not required.’ english HirotoShishido
indications of endometrial biopsy for abnormal uterine bleedingPatient is > ★45 years of age
Patient is at high risk for endometrial cancer (risk factors include: age > 35 years, obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, diabetes mellitus, tamoxifen therapy) or has ★failed medical management
Endometrial thickness is ≥ 4 mm in a postmenopausal patient OBGYUWorld step2CK HirotoShishido
Act as an anchor for (a television program or sporting event)
‘she anchored a television documentary series in the early 1980s’ english HirotoShishido
turn over a new leafstart to act or behave in a better or more responsible way.
'I'm attempting to turn over a new leaf' english HirotoShishido
dead set againstto be determined not to do something:
'Why are you so set against going to college?'
'They are dead set against (= strongly opposed to) the plans to close the local hospital.'
I'm just gonna jump in here real quick. Leonard, a moment ago you were dead set against Penny resuming her acting career, but now you are all for it' english HirotoShishido
Become crushed or squeezed into a compact mass.
‘their faces scrunch up with concentration’
‘During the evaluation, the patient intermittently squeaks and scrunches her nose’ →Tourette englishUWorld step2CK HirotoShishido