The assessment purpose is to test your underpinning knowledge in providing emergency care to obstetric and gynaecology emergencies.

5 Sample Questions

The fontanelles of an infant who has increasing intracranial pressure will be:

  • A. Depressed
  • B. Bulging
  • C. Discolored
  • D. Pulsating

You are called to a home for a “sick child.” A concerned mother says her 3-month-old daughter has been vomiting all night. You notice that the baby’s anterior fontanelle appears depressed. You suspect the infant has:

  • A. Hydrocephalus
  • B. Meningitis
  • C. Dehydration
  • D. Increased intracranial pressure

Which of the following characteristics of the parent or caregiver is most often associated with the occurrence of child abuse?

  • A. A history of being abused as a child
  • B. Under the age of 20
  • C. Lower socioeconomic status
  • D. Unemployed

You suspect a 7-year-old male is a victim of child abuse. Which of the following signs and/or symptoms is most likely to be associated with child abuse?

  • A. He is frightened by your uniform and backs away from you
  • B. He has multiple bruises on his lower legs; he tells you he fell off his bike
  • C. He tells you that he is okay and you should leave
  • D. You notice several bruises on his back that appear to be in various stages of healing

You are called to a home for a “sick child.” When you arrive the mother tells you that her 1-year-old son just had a seizure and she can’t wake him up. The child has no history of seizures. The most common cause of new onset of seizures in a child is:

  • A. Head trauma
  • B. Bronchitis
  • C. Poisoning
  • D. Fever