Avas Session 2

10 Questions
Avas Session 2

AVAS Session II, Sunday, May 7, 2017

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    #11. Post-Discharge Healthcare Utilization In Homeless-Experienced Surgical PatientsWhat location of discharge are homeless-experienced patients at the highest risk for readmission?
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Skilled Nursing Facility

    • C. 

      Domiciliary

    • D. 

      Boarding Home

  • 2. 
    #12. Does Antifactor-Xa Guided Dosing of Enoxaparin Decrease the Venous Thromboembolism Rate in Trauma Patients?A trauma patient has an anti factor-Xa level drawn after his third dose of enoxaparin.  The level comes back at 0.1IU/mL.  If you want to dose this patient based on his anti factor-Xa level, what would be the correct adjustment?
    • A. 

      Decrease the dose

    • B. 

      Increase the dose

    • C. 

      No change to the dose

    • D. 

      Stop the enoxparin

  • 3. 
    #13. Coming full circle: Addition of oral antibiotics to mechanical bowel preparation for left-sided colon and rectal resections decreases surgical site infectionsA 50-year old patient with left colon cancer is being scheduled for a left hemi-colectomy. A combined oral antibiotic and mechanical bowel preparation will most likely have what effect on his chances of experiencing a surgical site infection?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      No change

    • C. 

      Decrease

    • D. 

      No conclusion from this study

  • 4. 
    #14. Poor Predictive Value of Pulmonary Function Measures for Short-Term Outcomes Following Lung Resection: Analysis of a Single High-Volume InstitutionWhat postoperative outcome is associated with DLCO <50%?
    • A. 

      Discharge to a skilled nursing facility

    • B. 

      Prolonged postoperative air leak

    • C. 

      30 day readmission

    • D. 

      Postoperative pneumonia

  • 5. 
    #15. Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR)-Mediated Therapy for Pancreatic CancerCAR T-cell therapies are different from prior cell-based immunotherapies because of the following:
    • A. 

      They have HLA-dependent recognition of the tumor target

    • B. 

      They do not interfere with the tumor microenvironment

    • C. 

      They mitigate the negative effects of the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment

    • D. 

      They do not mitigate the negative effects of the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment

  • 6. 
    #16. Can Thiazolidinediones Limit the Rate of Reintervention Among Veterans Undergoing Peripheral Arterial Stenting or Atherectomy?Which of the following medications showed a trend towards improved reintervention rates among Veterans?
    • A. 

      Insulin

    • B. 

      Diuretics

    • C. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • D. 

      Beta-blockers

  • 7. 
    #17. Preoperative mobility as a surrogate of frailty in patients with peripheral arterial diseaseThe best preoperative predictor of early risk of limb salvage failure is:
    • A. 

      ASA

    • B. 

      Mobility status

    • C. 

      Frailty Severity

    • D. 

      Age

  • 8. 
    #18. Is It Necessary to Stop Anticoagulation Before Wide-Awake Hand Surgery?Carpal tunnel release identifies and releases which nerve?
    • A. 

      Median

    • B. 

      Sciatic

    • C. 

      Intercostal

    • D. 

      Axillary

  • 9. 
    #19. LVAD Patient Survival OutcomesA 65 year old man undergoes LVAD placement.  Which condition is least likely to affect his quality of life?
    • A. 

      TIA

    • B. 

      Renal Dysfunction

    • C. 

      Cataracts

    • D. 

      GI Bleed

  • 10. 
    #20. Robotic assisted repair of recurrent inguinal hernia with sliding componentWhich of the following is true regarding a sliding hernia?
    • A. 

      The most common type of inguinal hernia

    • B. 

      A co-existing direct and indirect inguinal hernia

    • C. 

      The most common in pediatric population

    • D. 

      A portion of the wall of the hernia comprises of an internal organ