Session I

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Session I

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.The European Laryngological Society Score for benign laryngotracheal stenosis consists of:
    • A. 

      Grade, consistency of stenosis and patient comorbidity

    • B. 

      Grade, extension, vocal fold motility

    • C. 

      Grade, extension and patient comorbidity

    • D. 

      Grade, vocal fold motility and patient comorbidity

  • 2. 
    First line surgical treatment for idiopathic subglottic stenosis should include: 
    • A. 

      Tracheotomy

    • B. 

      Bronchoscopy, incision and dilation

    • C. 

      Tracheal resection

    • D. 

      Circumferential excision

  • 3. 
    Which of the following factors were NOT shown to have a significant association with likelihood of tracheostomy decannulation in patients with laryngotracheal stenosis?
    • A. 

      Intubation secondary to trauma

    • B. 

      Early presentation to ENT

    • C. 

      Female gender

    • D. 

      Lack of medical comorbidities

  • 4. 
    Which of the following factors should be considered when developing and executing an effective patient/caregiver tracheostomy care education protocol?
    • A. 

       Designating person(s) responsible for teaching

    • B. 

      Differences in recommendations for content of the teaching

    • C. 

      Patient/caregiver factors like advanced age and attitude towards tracheostomy care

    • D. 

      All of the above