144 MCQs in Pathology

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A 27-year-old, African-American female is brought into the Bellevue Emergency Room. She is experiencing some difficulty in breathing and is hypotensive. The person who brought the patient in said that they were at a party when she collapsed. No other outstanding signs are observed. Which of the following is the most likely option at this point?

  1. hold the patient until a liver profile and serum acetaminophen, salicylates, and alcohol levels are obtained.
  2. hold the patient until results for a urine toxicology screen are obtained.
  3. provide the patient with immediate supportive care.
  4. call for a Toxicology Consult
  5. hold the patient, pending blood-gas analysis with whole blood lactate

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