A Quiz For Neonatal Trainees Congenital Heart Disease

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Heart Disease Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz for neonatal trainees


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Asymptomatic at birth

    • B. 

      Associated with immunodeficiency

    • C. 

      Easily detected on routine neonatal examination

    • D. 

      Cyanotic or acyanotic

    • E. 

      Seen more commonly in low birth weight babies

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Sepsis

    • B. 

      Inborn error of metabolism

    • C. 

      Severe respiratory distress

    • D. 

      Non-accidental injury

  • 3. 
    An ECG in tricuspid atresia shows
    • A. 

      Left axis deviation

    • B. 

      Right axis deviation

  • 4. 
    Immediate management of a collapsed baby with a duct dependent cardiac lesion includes:
    • A. 

      Intubation and ventilation

    • B. 

      Correction of hypoglycaemia

    • C. 

      Intravenous fluid bolus

    • D. 

      ECG

    • E. 

      IV prostaglandin

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Saturations should be checked

    • B. 

      An ECG should be checked

    • C. 

      Trained nurses/midwives are as good as doctors at assessing

    • D. 

      A sternal or subxiphoid heave should be looked for

    • E. 

      Parents should be warned that symptoms of heart disease may present before the 6 week follow up

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Is so called because there are 4 diagnostic features

    • B. 

      May have pulmonary atresia

    • C. 

      Shows overriding of the aorta

    • D. 

      Features first described by √Čtienne-Louis Fallot in 1888

    • E. 

      Is characterised by spells

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Can be a cause of heart failure, but may also be life-saving

    • B. 

      Causes a left to right shunt

    • C. 

      Is associated with intraventricular haemorrhage, pulmonary haemorrhage, and necrotizing enterocolitis

    • D. 

      Is normal on day 14 of life

    • E. 

      In preterms is due to lack of endothelial cushions, hypoxia and high pulmonary resistance

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      May show pulmonary oedema in congenital heart disease

    • B. 

      Always shows an enlarged heart in heart failure

    • C. 

      May show a characteristic heart shadow in Transposition of the great arteries called "egg on a string"

    • D. 

      May show a characteristic heart shadow in Tetralogy called "moon in june"

    • E. 

      May show pulmonary oligaemia in congenital heart disease

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The Blalock - Taussig shunt is a procedure performed to alleviate poor pulmonary blood flow

    • B. 

      Taussig was a woman

    • C. 

      Taussig was a deaf cardiologist

    • D. 

      Taussig was dyslexic