Pediatric Anesthesia Practice Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Overall, considering both spontaneous and controlled ventilation, the Mapleson circuit requiring the lowest fresh gas flow rates is the
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 2. 
    In a 12-year-old child the length of an oral endotracheal tube (from the lips to the mid trachea) should be:
    • A. 

      12 cm

    • B. 

      14 cm

    • C. 

      16 cm

    • D. 

      18 cm

    • E. 

      20 cm

  • 3. 
    Regarding monitoring for pediatric inhalation induction:
    • A. 

      Temperature monitoring is essential during induction.

    • B. 

      It is unwise to upset anxious children by placing a blood pressure cuff before induction.

    • C. 

      A baseline ECG must be obtained before induction, especially in anxious children

    • D. 

      It is unnecessary to obtain pre-induction blood pressures in neonates, often difficult to obtain due to motion.

  • 4. 
    A 6-year-old, 20-kg girl develops pulseless ventricular tachycardia after induction of anesthesia with halothane, nitrous oxide, and oxygen for a tonsillectomy. The anesthesiologist intubates the child, administers 100% oxygen, and starts chest compressions. When the defibrillator quickly arrives in the OR the defibrillator should be charged to what energy level for the initial shock?
    • A. 

      20 joules

    • B. 

      40 joules

    • C. 

      60 joules

    • D. 

      80 joules

    • E. 

      120 joules

  • 5. 
    What is the first sign of inhalation anesthetic induction in a child?
    • A. 

      Disappearance of eyelash reflex

    • B. 

      Shallow, rapid breathing

    • C. 

      Appearance of nystagmus

    • D. 

      The patient does not react to verbal stimuli

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