10 Random Questions

Which of the following is the most common cause of coagulopathy occurring during massive blood transfusion?


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Neuro

The most likely cause of bilateral fixed and dilated pupils after clipping of a basilar artery aneurysm is


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Pediatric OB

Which of the following statements regarding fetal heart rate patterns is true?


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General

A 27-year-old man with a one-month history of quadriplegia at a C6 level is given general anesthesia for cystoscopy. During the cystoscopy, blood pressure suddenly increases to 220/120 mmHg. Further evaluation is most likely to show


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Maternal hyperventilation will result in


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General

During anesthesia with nitrous oxide and isoflurane in a 70-kg, 25-year-old patient, airway resistance would be decreased by


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Pharmacology & Pharmacokinetics

The highest serum fluoride levels are seen following the administration of which of the following volatile anesthetics?


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Neuro

Which of the following is most likely to be effective in the treatment of clinically evident cerebral vasospasm occurring after subarachnoid hemorrhage?


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Pediatric Neuro

A 4-month-old child undergoing a craniectomy for craniosynostosis is anesthetized with nitrous oxide and halothane. Suddenly the systolic blood pressure decreases from 75 to 30 mmHg, and the PetCO2 decreases from 35 to 6 mmHg. Which of the following maneuvers is LEAST likely to have a beneficial effect?


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Regional & Pain

A 58-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis and hyperactive gag reflex requires awake intubation prior to cervical spine stabilization. Which of the following regional nerve blocks is most appropriate?


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