10 Random Questions

Alveolar partial pressure of an inhaled anesthetic rises more rapidly in a parturient at term than in a nonpregnant woman because


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Equipment & Physics

Equipment that is attached to a patient should have leakage current no greater than


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OB

An asymptomatic 38-year-old woman is scheduled for elective cesarean delivery. The preoperative EKG shows left axis deviation that was not present one year ago. The most appropriate next step is to


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Compared with healthy persons, patients with myasthenic (Eaton-Lambert) syndrome have increased


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Respiratory & Critical Care

Which of the following findings is most likely in an 85-kg 30-year-old man who is breathing spontaneously through 6-mm endotracheal tube?


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Cardiac

Which of the following is the most appropriate drug to treat hypotension in patients with asymmetric septal hypertrophy (IHSS)?


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Pharmacology & Pharmacokinetics

A 76-year-old patient is restless and hallucinating in the preoperative holding area. He received morphine 5 mg and scopolamine 0.4 mg intramuscularly as premedication and is now breathing oxygen 2 L/min through nasal prongs. SpO2 is 98%. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step?


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Pharmacology & Pharmacokinetics

During induction of anesthesia for cesarean delivery, pancuronium is inadvertently substituted for succinylcholine. The neonate shows no clinical signs of muscle relaxation because pancuronium is


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A conscious patient has an acute subdural hematoma that will require surgical evacuation. Which of the following interventions to be carried out in the emergency department is most likely to decrease intracranial pressure?


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Each of the following drugs is a cause of central anticholinergic syndrome EXCEPT


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