Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 1

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Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What surgical specialty has imrpoved operative times the most in the NSQIP file?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Orthopedics

    • C. 

      Gynecology

    • D. 

      Plastics      

  • 2. 
    An administrator at an academic hospital reviews utilization records for the past 2 decades, what are they most likely to find?
    • A. 

      Operative times have improved more than LOS

    • B. 

      LOS has improved (shortened) more than operative time

    • C. 

      Operative times and LOS have diminished at similar rates

    • D. 

      Operative times have increased

  • 3. 
    A 73-year old and an 89-year old are both scheduled for surgery. How much higher is the expected rate of postoperative functional decline for the 89-year old compared to the 73-year old?
    • A. 

      8%

    • B. 

      17%

    • C. 

      22%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 4. 
    Prolonged functional decline is more likely in patients who are:
    • A. 

      Undergoing planned surgery

    • B. 

      Having non-orthopedic surgery

    • C. 

      Female

    • D. 

      ASA Class 1