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5 Sample Questions

What is true of vascular access in hemodialysis today vs. in the 1960s?

  • A. They did not have vascular access in the 1960s
  • B. Vascular access has improved a lot in 50+ years
  • C. Vascular access is still one of our biggest challenges
  • D. We have solved the challenge of vascular access

What are the biggest risks of vascular access for patients who do hemodialysis?

  • A. Body image and needle pain
  • B. Infection and running out of sites
  • C. Ultrasound imaging and liver failure
  • D. Ultrafiltration and organ stunning

The three main types of hemodialysis access are:

  • A. Cephalic, Femoral, and Basilic
  • B. Proximal, Central, and Distal
  • C. Portal, Transhepatic, and Translumbar
  • D. Fistula, Graft, and Catheter

What is an anastomosis?

  • A. A surgical connection between two vessels
  • B. An infection that can affect a dialysis fistula
  • C. The region where the catheter meets the fistula
  • D. A type of scarring on a fistula arm

Why must we arterialize a vein for hemodialysis access instead of just cannulating an artery?

  • A. Arteries flow in the wrong direction
  • B. Arteries are too close to the skin’s surface
  • C. Arteries carry too much blood flow
  • D. Arteries are too deep to reach with dialysis needles

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