Wa/Or Acs 2019 Session IV

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Wa/Or Acs 2019 Session IV

WA/OR ACS Session IV, Sunday, June 16, 2019


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During a standardized post-operative check-up, a patient presenting with abdominal pain answers the medical student’s questions with long, disorganized responses. Training in which history-taking skill might improve this medical student’s encounter?
    • A. 

      Active listening

    • B. 

      Facilitation techniques

    • C. 

      Asking open-ended questions

    • D. 

      Demonstrating empathy and reassurance

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a component of the ERAS pathway?
    • A. 

      Resuming liquids POD #2

    • B. 

      Pre-op Carbohydrate Loading

    • C. 

      Epidural Catheter

    • D. 

      Routine thoracostomy placement

  • 3. 
    When can left thoracoabdominal esophagectomy be considered in the treatment of esophageal cancer?
    • A. 

      In patients with distal large or bulky tumors only.

    • B. 

      Only in young patients that can tolerate a thoracotomy.

    • C. 

      When the anastomosis will be placed in the lower thorax.

    • D. 

      In any suitable patient.

  • 4. 
    In our study, anastomotic leak is most likely to occur with which technique?
    • A. 

      Hartmann's Procedure

    • B. 

      Stapled Anastomosis

    • C. 

      Hand-sewn Anastomosis

    • D. 

      Right colonic anastomosis

  • 5. 
    You have just finished performing a below-knee amputation on a 31 year-old male following a gunshot wound to the left lower extremity. What is the most appropriate positioning for the residual limb following surgery?
    • A. 

      Knee at 45 degrees flexion for patient comfort

    • B. 

      Knee at full flexion to prevent quadriceps spasticity

    • C. 

      Knee at 180 degrees extension with a rigid immobilizer

    • D. 

      Flat on the bed with an elastic bandage wrap

  • 6. 
    47 year old White female presents to HMC status post bicycle accident on the Burke Gilman trail as another bikeshare rider crossed her path. Physical exam reveals superficial abrasions on right arm and chin. Which of the following statements is correct?
    • A. 

      Exposure to bikeshare has no effect on risk or severity of facial injury

    • B. 

      Exposure to bikeshare increased her risk but not severity of facial injuries

    • C. 

      Exposure to bikeshare decreased her risk and severity of facial injuries

    • D. 

      Exposure to bikeshare increased her risk and severity of facial injuries