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USMLE Question Breakdown: Structural Changes to the Heart plus Sleep Affects Learning in Medical School | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

November 21, 2018

InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) 

Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school. 

Today's episode features two articles: 

A 62-year-old man presented to the emergency room with a 45-minute history of severe chest pain. EKG shows ST elevations in leads II, III, and aVF...

... 

Which of the following conditions is the most likely the cause of structural changes to the patient’s heart?

A) Atrial septal defect
B) Mitral insufficiency
C) Long-standing hypertension
D) Mitral Stenosis
E) Recent myocardial infarction
F) Ventricular fibrillation
 
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