Flashcards in Key Terms Deck (9)
What plan should be incorporated for a pt who has just completed a round of oral steroids to treat an exacerbation of asthma?
Glucocorticoid supplementation before surgery (pre-op)
If bilateral RLN interruption occurs during thyroidectomy, what are the most intermediate and long term outcomes for the pt?
interruption = cut
intermediate cadaveric position
If bilateral RLN injury occurs during thyroidectomy, what are the most probable outcomes for the pt?
adduction of vocal cords --> loss of airway
Which type of policy covers an injury that occurred during the policy period by the claim is filed after policy conclusion?
What does the falciform ligament divide?
L and R lobes
The liver has a dual blood supply. Name those blood supplies and the % of oxygen utilized by the liver that comes from each?
Portal vein 50% of utilization
Hepatic artery 50% also
Portal vein provides 75% of the blood flow
What pharmacologic treatment is best for severe hypotension associated with carcinoid syndrome?
vasopressin b/c bradykinins produce vasodilation
What clinical findings will provide early recognition of TURP syndrome in a pt receiving GA?