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Become a First Aid/USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador at Emory University

Do you attend Emory University?
Would you like to:
  • Earn free stuff worth hundreds of dollars?
  • Help your fellow classmates save $$$ on First Aid/USMLE-Rx products?
  • Help your fellow classmates receive expert board prep info and advice from the First Aid authors?


If you answered “Yes” to any (or all) of these questions, then you are ready to become a USMLE-Rx Student Ambassador. Simpy fill out the form to the right to apply.


What does a Student Ambassador do?


  • Student Ambassadors promote First Aid webinars and specials on USMLE-Rx.com by sending e-mail blasts to classmates throughout the school year. We provide the text for the e-mails — all you do is press “SEND” and earn your rewards.


Click Here to Apply Now!

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  1. The correct aewsnr is E. This patient has cholangitis, classically described by Charcot’s triad of fever, right upper quadrant pain, and jaundice, although all three are only seen in 50%-75% of patients. Cholangitis occurs when stasis of the biliary tract is superinfected by bacteria that ascend from the small intestine. This most commonly occurs in the setting of choledocholithiasis (gallstones obstructing the common bile duct), but can also occur when there is a biliary stricture or extrinsic compression of the bile ducts causing stasis. The initial diagnostic imaging study of choice is ultrasound to evaluate for common bile duct dilation and stones. This should be followed with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), which is both diagnostic and therapeutic for stone extraction and sphincterotomy.


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