Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 7

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Pcsa 2020 Annual Meeting - Session 7

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient with severe GERD is taken to the operating room for a Nissen fundoplication. Intraoperatively, after extensive mediastinal dissection, only 1cm of intra-abdominal esophagus is available for your wrap. What is your next plan of action?
    • A. 

      Collis Gastroplasty

    • B. 

      Abort Operation

    • C. 

      Attempt a partial fundoplication

    • D. 

        Gastropexy

  • 2. 
    How is a shortened esophagus definitively diagnosed?
    • A. 

      Intraoperatively

    • B. 

      Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

    • C. 

      Upper GI Study

    • D. 

      Manometry

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is most often cited by OR staff as a reason to ban music in the OR?
    • A. 

      Distracting and causes poor communication

    • B. 

      Patients don’t like the music

    • C. 

      It causes longer operative times

    • D. 

      Causes the surgeon to perform poorly 

  • 4. 
    A 45-year-old female with hypertension and diabetes presents to the ED with acute cholecystitis. An intern is being taken through this operation with music playing. What role does music play in the intern’s ability to perform the operation?
    • A. 

      Above average performance

    • B. 

      Below average performance

    • C. 

      No difference in performance

    • D. 

      Unable to perform the task