Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 2

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Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the contemporary mortality rate of a pancreaticoduodenectomy in trauma patients?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 2. 
    A 46-year-old male presents after a refrigerator fell on his abdomen causing injury to his pancreas. He undergoes a pancreaticoduodenectomy. Which of the following is true compared to a patient undergoing laparotomy without pancreaticoduodenectomy?
    • A. 

      He has a higher mortality risk

    • B. 

      He has a lower mortality risk

    • C. 

      He will have a longer length of stay 

    • D. 

      Risk of post-operative complications is similar

  • 3. 
    What is the most common cause of post-splenectomy sepsis?
    • A. 

      Streptococcus pneumoniae 

    • B. 

      Staphylococcus aureus

    • C. 

      Neisseria meningiditis

    • D. 

      Haemophilis influenza

  • 4. 
    A 12 year-old boy undergoes emergent exploratory laparotomy following MVC, at which time a grade 5 splenic injury is encountered. He undergoes splenectomy and his hemodynamics improve. Which vaccinations should he receive within 2 weeks?
    • A. 

      Influenza, H. influenza type B, S. pneumoniae

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B, S. pneumoniae, N. meningidits

    • C. 

      S. pneumoniae, N. meningidits, H. influenza type B 

    • D. 

      MMR, N. meningiditis, H. influenza type B