Nwscrs 2019 Thursday

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Nwscrs 2019 Thursday

NWSCRS 2019 Sessions on Thursday, July 25, 2019


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Within your practice, you notice a problem that is an opportunity for quality improvement. You devise a possible solution to this problem, but are unsure of how to implement it. Which of the following is a QI acronym that might guide this process?
    • A. 

      PDSA

    • B. 

      APHA

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      QIND

  • 2. 
    What is the most common cause of readmission following ileostomy recreation?
    • A. 

      Poor stoma care

    • B. 

      Dehydration and AKI

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      UTI

  • 3. 
    With respect to colon surgery, a high volume surgeon is designated as one who does how many colectomies per year?
    • A. 

      7-11

    • B. 

      11-20

    • C. 

      >20

    • D. 

      >30

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not used to calculate value?
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      Quality

    • C. 

      Safety

    • D. 

      Outcomes

  • 5. 
    What metric was found to be significantly decreased in the robotic group compared to laparoscopic group?
    • A. 

      Operative Time

    • B. 

      Length of Stay

    • C. 

      Leaks

    • D. 

      OR Take Backs

  • 6. 
    In regards to treatment of anal fissures, it has been suggested that there is a trend moving away from which treatment?
    • A. 

      Nifedipine or nitroglycerin cream

    • B. 

      Chemodenervation of the internal anal sphincter using botulinum toxin A

    • C. 

      Advancement flap

    • D. 

      Lateral internal sphincterotomy

  • 7. 
    What percentage of surgical patients receive narcotics during hospitalization?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      3-10%

    • D. 

      97%

  • 8. 
    The most common side effect of hyoscyamine is?
    • A. 

      Diarrhea

    • B. 

      Dry mouth

    • C. 

      S3

    • D. 

      Flushing

  • 9. 
    In the literature, compared to laparoscopic TME, transanal TME offers which of the following:
    • A. 

      Shorter operative times

    • B. 

      Lower rate of operative splenic flexure mobilization

    • C. 

      85%-95%

    • D. 

      Increased rates of readmission

  • 10. 
    Which of the following techniques may improve polyp detection rate during colonoscopy?
    • A. 

      Standard insufflation

    • B. 

      Water exchange

    • C. 

      Nitrogen gas

    • D. 

      No sedation use4