Covid 19 And Pregnancy

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Covid 19 And Pregnancy - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Do preoxygenation with 100% oxygen during induction of general anesthesia 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Do preoxygenation with hepa filter and circuit extension to lessen the exposure

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  • 2. 

    Avoid positive pressure bag mask ventilation 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True statement except in assisting spontaneous respiratory efforts

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  • 3. 

    Forceful exhalation during second stage of labor is consider as an aerosolizing procedure

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Currently, ACOG and CDC does not consider it as such but is continuously studying data regarding its potential. However they recommend the use of N95 during vaginal delivery

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  • 4. 

    Most covid positive pregnant are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Most are asymptomatic or reported only mild symptoms such as fever, cough and fatigue

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  • 5. 

    Goals for management in covid pregnant patients include decreasing exposure of health care workers and avoiding exacerbation of respiratory status for the patients 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True statement

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  • 6. 

    Early epidural placement is undesirable because it can prolonged the labor and lead to an emergency caesarean procedure 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Early epidural is desirable because it decreases postoperative respiratory complications, decreased GA if CS becomes warranted and avoid respiratory symptoms of labor pains

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  • 7. 

    Risk of transmission to health care workers is highest during donning and doffing of PPE 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Highest risk during doffing of PPE only

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  • 8. 

    In stat CS under GA, patient is prepped, draped and surgical instruments laid out first simultaneously with preoxygenation prior to securing the airway

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Correct sequence under general anesthesia for covid or non-covid patients

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  • 9. 

    Consider universal screening with PCR for all pregnant patients even if asymptomatic 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes because PCR allows identification of asymptomatic patients and initiate infection control precaution if warranted

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  • 10. 

    Changes in the hormonal milieu causing increased cytokines offer protection during pregnancy resulting in lesser severity of symptoms 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Immunologic changes in pregnancy favors the Increased anti inflammatory cytokines IL-4 and IL-10 protecting the pregnant patients

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  • 11. 

    Covid positive mother can transfer the virus to the fetus through the placenta 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Although there are reported cases of covid positive newborns, there is little evidence for vertical transmission

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  • 12. 

    ARDS is one of the most frequent complication in covid positive pregnant patients 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is safe to decrease the tidal volume, decrease the peak pressure

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