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DIRECTIONS Each question below contains five suggested responses. Select the one best response to each question. 16. Which of the following agents is LEAST likely to cause hypotension at standard doses 17. Which of the following agents may cause truncal and jaw muscle rigidity 18. Which of the following agents may precipitate bron-chospasm in patients with reactive airway disease 19. Which of the following statements regarding local anesthetics is FALSE (A) Lidocaine and bupivicaine are both...

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The answer is C. (Chapter 230) This patient has a subconjunctival hemorrhage. Symptoms are typically limited to minor irritation and eye watering, with an otherwise normal physical examination. The cause is usually minor ocular trauma that may have been inconsequential to the patient. Domestic violence is always a concern. Sneezing and violent coughing are also associated with this disorder. More serious nontraumatic causes include hypertension and coagulation disorders. Ruptured globe...

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A 71-year-old hypertensive male reports sudden painless loss of vision to the right eye beginning 20 min before. He experienced no headache, dizziness, chest pain, or syncope. Since his arrival to the ED, his vision has returned to normal. Physical examination shows 20 30 visual acuity bilaterally, normal intraocular pressure, and a quiet anterior chamber on slit lamp examination. Fundoscopy shows copperwire changes with few flame hemorrhages. The MOST likely etiology of this patient's...