Bis Learning Assesment

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 180

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Learning Quizzes & Trivia

Your are receiving this learning assessment to help gauge your preliminary knowledge of BIS technology. Please take a few minutes to complete this exercise prior to your arrival at the Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions EMEA Education & Training Conference.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    BIS means the following
    • A. 

      Bispectral Index

    • B. 

      Bi-hemispheric Index

    • C. 

      Baseline Indices

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    During which phase of anesthesia does intubation occur?
    • A. 

      Pre- induction

    • B. 

      Induction

    • C. 

      Maintenance

    • D. 

      Extubation

  • 3. 
    The recommended range for BIS monitoring during general anesthesia is the following:
    • A. 

      0-10

    • B. 

      10-30

    • C. 

      45-60

    • D. 

      Over 90

  • 4. 
    The BIS sensor should always be placed on the
    • A. 

      Left side of the head

    • B. 

      Right side of the head

    • C. 

      Left or right side of the head

  • 5. 
    BIS Technology is available through
    • A. 

      Aspect/Covidien monitors only

    • B. 

      Multi-parameter patient monitor modules only

    • C. 

      Both Monitors and Modules

  • 6. 
    SQI Stands for the following:
    • A. 

      Sensitivity Quantification Index

    • B. 

      Specificity Quality Index

    • C. 

      Signal Quality Index

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    BIS guided anesthesia titration benefits include:
    • A. 

      Reduction in primary anaesthetic use

    • B. 

      Reduction in emergence and recovery time

    • C. 

      Improved patient satisfaction

    • D. 

      Decreased incidence of intra-operative awareness

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    BIS Monitoring has been shown to have a positive impact on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Reduction in the incidence of awareness

    • B. 

      Improved post operative recovery

    • C. 

      Reduced use of volatile anesthetic gases

    • D. 

      Reduced use of intravenous anesthetic drugs

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    BIS is calculated from the following raw patient signal:
    • A. 

      EMG

    • B. 

      EEG

    • C. 

      EKG

    • D. 

      PSI

  • 10. 
    There have been over ______ scientific papers and abstracts published concerning BIS technology:
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      3500

  • 11. 
     BIS technology can predict patient movement:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    BIS Technology is a direct measure of:
    • A. 

      Effects of anesthesia on the brain

    • B. 

      Effects of analgesics / pain medication

    • C. 

      Effects of paralytics / muscle relaxants

    • D. 

      Beta-blocking medication

  • 13. 
    The proven benefits of using BIS guided anesthesia titration DO NOT include (choose one);
    • A. 

      Reduction in primary anaesthetic use

    • B. 

      Reduction in tourniquet time

    • C. 

      Reduction in emergence and recovery time

    • D. 

      Decreased incidence of post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV)

  • 14. 
    In a published meta-analysis of BIS monitoring in Ambulatory Anesthesia, the use of BIS monitoring to help with anesthetic agent titration helps facilitate a clear impact on patient care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are reasons that intra-operative awareness may occur?
    • A. 

      Inadequate dose of anesthesia

    • B. 

      Patients resistance to anesthetics

    • C. 

      Mechanical malfunction and/or misuse of anesthetic equipment

    • D. 

      All of the above