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1

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)

2

If bilateral RLN interruption occurs during thyroidectomy, what are the most intermediate and long term outcomes for the pt?

interruption = cut

intermediate cadaveric position

3

If bilateral RLN injury occurs during thyroidectomy, what are the most probable outcomes for the pt?

injury =

adduction of vocal cords --> loss of airway

4

Which type of policy covers an injury that occurred during the policy period by the claim is filed after policy conclusion?

tail coverage

5

What does the falciform ligament divide?

L and R lobes

6

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

7

What pharmacologic treatment is best for severe hypotension associated with carcinoid syndrome?

vasopressin b/c bradykinins produce vasodilation

8

What clinical findings will provide early recognition of TURP syndrome in a pt receiving GA?

cardiovascular changes

9

A 24 yo pt with ESRD was hemodialyzed day prior to renal transplant. What would be the best IV fluid management during the CRT surgery?

volume loading