Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (85)

A 9 month-old boy presents to the emergency room with a high fever and persistent cough.  Workup confirms a diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia. His past history shows multiple episodes of otitis media. His weight and height are at the 5th percentile. What is the most likely diagnosis? A-Chediak-Higashi Syndrome B-Chronic granulomatous disease C-Leukocyte adhesion defect [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|USMLE Step 2 CK|0 Comments

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (84)

A 57-year-old woman undergoes treatment with chemotherapy for a recently diagnosed ovarian cancer. Her physician added mensa to her chemotherapeutic agents. Which of these risks can be avoided by this new prescription? A- Severe nausea and vomiting B- Hair loss C- Hemorrhagic cystitis D- Iron deficiency anemia E- Hepatic cyst Answer: This patient is taking [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|USMLE Step 2 CK|0 Comments

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (83)

A 57 year-0ld man is admitted to the emergency room for dizziness and shortness of breath. Once he is attached to ECG monitoring, he lost his consciousness and his blood pressure drops to 40/0 and his pulse is undetectable. CPR is started and he is given a bolus of intravenous sodium bicarbonate and atropine. After [...]

By | February 11th, 2017|USMLE Step 2 CK|0 Comments

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (82)

A 75-year-old man visits his physician to discuss the results of workup due to prolonged pulmonary infection. The results confirm active primary tuberculosis. The patient lives with his son, daughter-in-law and their four children. Besides isolation and treatment prescribed for this patient, which is the most appropriate  next step of action should be taken for [...]

By | December 25th, 2016|USMLE Step 2 CK|1 Comment

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (81)

A 9-year-old boy complains of difficulty breathing when he plays with other kids. Obstetric history reveals that he was delivered premature and his mother was diagnosed with rubella during pregnancy. Physical examination reveals continuous machinery murmur on the second intercostal space at the left parasternal border. What is the treatment could be used in infants [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|USMLE Step 2 CK|0 Comments

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (80)

A 45-year-old patient with a long history of taking beta-blockers for the treatment of hypertension visits his physician for routine examination. Which of these are the effects of using beta-blockers on his heart? A- Decreased blood pressure, heart rate, ejection time and contractility B- Decreased blood pressure and increased heart rate, ejection time and contractility [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|USMLE Step 2 CK|0 Comments

Repeated USMLE Step 2 CK Questions (79)

A 32-year-old woman underwent emergency appendectomy 8 hours ago. The nurse checks her vital signs now. Her temperature is 100.4 F. Which of these is the most likely reason of this relatively high temperature? A- Over-hydration B- Post-operative physiological response to surgical trauma C- Urinary tract infection D- Wound infection Answer: This is a case [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|USMLE Step 2 CK|2 Comments

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (78)

A 27-year-old woman with a long history of hemorrhoids underwent uncomplicated hemorrhoidectomy today. Her surgical history reveals several cesarean sections. Her family history is unremarkable. Your post-operative instructions include assessment of this patient’s voiding.  What is the main reason to assess this patient’s voiding? A- Her long history of hemorrhoids may result in voiding problems [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|USMLE Step 2 CK|0 Comments

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK (76)

A 27- year-old, 27 week-pregnant woman, on her fourth pregnancy was involved in a motor vehicle accident 5 hours ago. She was taken to the emergency room (ER) . After a thorough examination, she was found stable with no complaint. Now, she feels lower abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. She is dizzy and distressed. She [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|USMLE Step 2 CK|0 Comments