August 13, 2017 | Author: adfkl | Category: Interleukin 2, Internet Forum, Lymphocyte, Angiogenesis, Earth & Life Sciences
Share Embed Donate

Short Description

the jadfjjlkj asdfoijalkn dklafjdsljkf...


Sponsored Links Home Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Forum Actions Quick Links ValueMD Forums Schools Blogs Resources Site Nav What's New? Home Forum USMLE FORUMS USMLE STEP 1 USMLE Step 1 Forum Thurs's NBME Qs... Results 1 to 1 of 1 Thread: Thurs's NBME Qs... LinkBack Thread Tools Display 02-18-2005, 12:16 PM #1 Asclepius1's Avatar Asclepius1 Asclepius1 is offline Ultimate Member

5 Join Date Feb 2006 Posts 5,087 Downloads 0 Uploads 0 Thanks 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Thurs's NBME Qs...

3. What is the principal site of therapeutic action of aspirin in the diagram of a blood vessel? A)platelet B)endothelial cell

8. A 58-year-old man comes to the physician because of blood in his urine. He had a nephrectomy 10 years ago because of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle collision. Evaluation shows renal cell carcinoma in his remaining kidney and pulmonary metastases. Interleukin-2 (IL-2) therapy is started. Three weeks later, CT scan confirms regression of the tumor. Which of the following most likely caused the regression? A ) An effect of IL-2 on tumor vascularization B ) Cytotoxic effects of IL-2 on tumor cells C ) Increased natural killer cell activity D ) Induction of antitumor antibodies by IL-2 E ) Induction of B-lymphocyte proliferation F ) Spontaneous remission

14. A genetic element is found to contain several genes and to catalyze its own movement within and between chromosomes. Inverted 35-nucleotide repeats are present at the ends of this genetic element. This genetic element in hepatocytes is incapable of replicating independently. Based on this description, this genetic element is best categorized as which of the following? A ) Complex transposon B ) Insertion sequence C ) Plasmid D ) Regulon

34. A 59-year-old man comes to the physician because he has had malaise, fatigue, and anorexia since losing his job 3 months ago. Serum γglutamyltransferase (GGT) activity is increased. Which of the following questions is most appropriate to initiate a discussion about his use of alcohol? A ) "Do you think you are a problem drinker?" B ) "How much do you drink in a typical week?" C ) "Is there something you have not told me so far?" D ) "So, do you like to hit the bottle sometimes?"

E ) "What is your favorite drink?" F ) "You are not a drinker, are you?"

43. A 45-year-old woman says that her feet feel hot. The skin of her feet is pink, dry, and hot. Which of the following fibers are most likely to be disrupted? A ) Autonomic afferent B ) Postganglionic sympathetic C ) Preganglionic parasympathetic D ) Somatic cutaneous afferent

44. The diagram shows a liver lobule. Long-term destruction of the hepatocytes, collapse of the histologic architecture, and production of fibrous material is most likely to result in which of the following? A ) Decreased intestinal motility B ) Gallstones C ) Increased central venous pressure D ) Increased hepatic venous pressure E ) Increased portal pressure

45. Tumor necrosis factor is the primary mediator of host responses initiated by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and leading to septic shock. LPS-mediated activation of transcription most likely depends on which of the following transcription factors? A ) c-ras B ) Nuclear factor-kappa B C ) p53 D ) Rb protein E ) VP-16 (etoposide)

46. A 15-year-old girl has had a sore throat and temperatures to 37.7 C (100 F) for 3 days. Physical examination shows erythematous pharyngeal mucosa and cervical lymphadenopathy. Leukocyte count is 12,000/mm3 with 60% lymphocytes. A slide agglutination test is positive for antibodies against EpsteinBarr virus. This virus is most likely to replicate initially in which of the following cells? A ) Peripheral blood B lymphocytes B ) Peripheral blood monocytes

C ) Peripheral blood T lymphocytes D ) Pharyngeal B lymphocytes E ) Pharyngeal monocytes F ) Pharyngeal T lymphocytes

47. A 55-year-old man with diabetes mellitus has burning dysesthesias over the lateral aspect of his left lower leg. Capsaicin-containing cream is effective in alleviating the symptoms. The substance most likely to have caused the dysesthesias is A ) ADH (vasopressin) B ) angiotensin II C ) dopamine D ) inositol E ) neuropeptide Y F ) nitric oxide G ) norepinephrine H ) substance P

49. A 35-year-old married man comes to the physician because of a 2-day history of burning with urination. He tells the physician that he had an affair while on a business trip 2 weeks ago. The next day, the patient's wife telephones the physician, stating, "My husband saw you yesterday. Does he have a sexually transmitted disease?" Which of the following responses by the physician is most appropriate? A ) "I recommend that you see your gynecologist as soon as possible." B ) "I suggest that you ask your husband if he has had any sexual relations outside the marriage." C ) "I'm sorry, but I will need your husband's permission to discuss his care with you." D ) "I'm sure everything is going to be all right." E ) "Perhaps you and your husband should seek marital counseling." Reply With Quote Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar Threads NBME COMP vs. NBME Self Assessment

By BaldEagle in forum Ross University School of Medicine Replies: 4 Last Post: 09-10-2011, 03:32 PM Practice NBME before the NBME? By envirodoc in forum St. Georges University School of Medicine Replies: 3 Last Post: 03-01-2011, 06:41 PM What is the difference between NBME 4 and NBME 2? By questionnbme's in forum USMLE Step 1 Exam Experiences Replies: 1 Last Post: 03-09-2007, 08:35 PM NBME 1 scores compared to NBME 2 By MDgurl in forum USMLE Step 1 Forum Replies: 0 Last Post: 04-21-2006, 12:50 PM NBME By bcell in forum USMLE Step 1 Chats Replies: 0 Last Post: 06-08-2005, 12:18 AM Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts

BB code is On Smilies are On [IMG] code is On [VIDEO] code is On HTML code is Off Trackbacks are On Pingbacks are On

Refbacks are On Forum Rules

View more...


Copyright ©2017 KUPDF Inc.