A 48-year-old man’s health maintenance examination shows no abnormalities besides elevated blood pressure. Which screening test is most appropriate?
A 16-year-old girl complains of acute abdominal pain and diarrhea. She has an elevated temperature and heart rate. What is the likeliest cause?
A 66-year-old woman who uses a wheelchair and has MS complains of frequent urination, low back pain. Tests show large calcifications in her kidneys.
A 54-year-old man’s rheumatoid arthritis is not responding to NSAIDs. Which test should be ordered to address his concerns?
A 59-year-old man in good health has a family history of heart disease and an LDL of 195 mg/dL. What is the best treatment course for him?