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1. What is the fluid flow rate through a 22G IV catheter?
38cc/min
65cc/min

2. What is the normal EtCO2 measurement?
35mmHg
55mm
40 torr

3. What is the mean arterial pressure where you get maximum cerebral vasoconstriction?
60mmHg
120/80
80 palpable

4. A laryngeal mask airway provides a secure airway.
True
False

5. Which IV solution has the closest osmotic pressure to plasma?
D5W
It doesn’t matter
Normal saline
Ringers Lactate

6. What drug is known for its double dilution preparation?
neo-synepherine
phenylephrine
epinephrine
hydralizine

7. You have sedated a patient with midazolam and fentanyl. After 20 minutes, you administer 2mg of midazolam and the O2 saturation begins to drop. Your next step is;
administer flumazinil
Use a facemask and provide positive pressure ventilation
Tell the patient to take a breath in a loud voice

8. What is the heralding sign of PSVT?
The heart rate is over 160 bpm
The radial pulse is weak

9. A precordial stethoscope is used to diagnose airway obstruction?
True
False

10. Capnography is useful in the measurement of;
Alveolar ventilation
Airway patency
Blood pressure
Respiratory depression
All of the above

11. Every monitor has a fall back monitor to confirm the information that you see or have interpreted. What is the fall back monitor for the ECG?
Blood pressure
Capnography
Plethysmograph
All of the above.

12. The local anesthetic molecule contains how many components that contribute to the distinct properties of each anesthetic?
One
Three

13. What percent of the population can not achieve adequate local anesthesia?
15%
8%
3%

14. What is the first problem that usually occurs during sedation?
Hypotension
Tachycardia
Hypoventilation
Diaphoresis

15. Sedation and anesthesia are safe?
True
False









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