Avas 2018 Qs D

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Avas 2018 Qs D

AVAS Quickshot Session D, Tuesday May 8, 2018


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is Inguinal Hernia Surgery More Difficult Under Local Anesthesia Compared to General Anesthesia? Which of the following might explain why surgeons are reluctant to use local anesthesia for hernia repair?
    • A. 

      Perception that the surgery is harder and takes longer

    • B. 

      Belief that outcomes are better under local anesthesia

    • C. 

      Belief that costs are improved by use of local

    • D. 

      Belief that patients prefer local over general anesthesia

  • 2. 
    Post-Acute Care Among Older Adults Treated for Stage I-III Colorectal Cancer Compared to the General Population The period of greatest risk for use of post-acute care is
    • A. 

      3 years after treatment

    • B. 

      15 years after treatment

    • C. 

      20 years after treatment

    • D. 

      40 years after treatment

  • 3. 
    Cav-1 regulates EphB4-mediated arteriovenous fistula maturation What is the most common access for hemodialysis?
    • A. 

      Arteriovenous fistula

    • B. 

      Brachial artery

    • C. 

      Femoral artery

    • D. 

      Heart-lung machine

  • 4. 
    Disparity in Robotic Assisted General Surgery: An Analysis of National Inpatient Sample When compared to private insurance, medicare patients are:
    • A. 

      More likely to undergo open surgery

    • B. 

      As likely to undergo robotic assisted surgery

    • C. 

      More likely to undergo straight laparoscopy

    • D. 

      Less likely to undergo robotic surgery

  • 5. 
    Safety of Phenylephrine Infusion through Peripheral Intravenous Catheter in the Operating Room: A Pilot Study What is a potential side adverse effect of extravasation of phenylephrine?
    • A. 

      Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Local tissue injury

    • C. 

      Smooth muscle contraction

    • D. 

      Increased urine output