Regional Anesthesia In A Covid Pandemic

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Regional Anesthesia In A Covid Pandemic

Regional Anesthesia and Covid19


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The transmission of respiratory infection is 6x lesser during non-tracheal intubation vs tracheal intubation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Avoid neuraxial anesthesia in covid patients who have thrombocytopenia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is better to start with general anesthesia if the duration of surgery is long and complex
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The dose of local anesthetic must be lesser than the usual
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Use of nasal cannula is preferred over O2 mask in covid patients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All cases maybe presumed covid positive if there is widespread community transmission
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The CSF should be allowed to drip freely to determine the correct neuraxial placement
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It is best to give prophylactic vasopressors in covid patients during neuraxial anesthesia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    No dose adjustment  is needed for both sedatives and opioids in covid patients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    NSAIDs can be given as pain reliever in patients with Covid who are asymptomatic or with mild symptoms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The most experienced anesthesiologist should perform the regional anesthesia technique in both covid and non-covid patients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Anesthesia cart and chart should be placed outside the operating room
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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