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Structures on Trans-thoracic plane (Pg 52)

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Path of SVC (Pg 53)

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3

Is the L or R BCV longer, and why? (Pg 53)

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4

Is the L or R great veins used in central lines, why? (Pg 53)

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5

Why can't we place central lines in the BCV in adults but can in kids? (Pg 53)

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Vessels off the aortic arch (Pg 54)

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Vagus nerve's activity and branches (Pg 55)

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8

What structure does the left recurrent laryngeal nerve wrap around? (Pg 55)

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What structure does the right recurrent laryngeal nerve wrap around? (Pg 55)

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10

Why is it important to investigate further if presented with voice changes? Pg 55

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Where do the R and L vagus nerves run in relation to the oesophagus? (Pg 55)

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12

Why use a central line and what is given through them? (Pg 58)

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13

Four structures used for central lines. (Pg 58)

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14

Pros and cons of using the external jugular vein for a central line. (Pg 58)

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15

Pros and cons of using the internal jugular vein for a central line. (Pg 58)

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16

Pros and cons of using the femoral vein for a central line. (Pg 58)

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17

Pros and cons of using the subclavian vein for a central line. (Pg 58)

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18

Where is the posterior mediastinum? (Pg 70)

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19

What does the azygous system of veins do? (Pg 70)

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20

Three veins of the Azygos system? (Pg 70)

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21

Structures in the posterior mediastinum (Pg 70-73)

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22

Azygous veins origin, drainage and where it drains in to (Pg 70)

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23

Hemiazygos vein (Pg 70)

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24

Accessory Hemiazygos vein (Pg 70)

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25

Were does the Thoracic duct start? (Pg 71)

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Where do you measure jugular venous pressure? (Pg 52)

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27

At what level is the trans-thoracic plane?

Sternal angle of Louis - Rib 2 - Between vertebra levels 4 and 5.

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Where does the thoracic duct mostly run in the thorax? (Pg 71)

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29

What happens to the thoracic duct at the level of the trans thoracic plane? (Pg 71)

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30

Where does the thoracic duct drain into? (Pg 71)

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31

What is the position of the oesophagus to the trachea and aorta? Does that change? (Pg 71)

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32

What is the problem with the oesophagus being easy to compress?

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33

Describe the blood supply to the oesophagus (Pg 71)

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34

Normal compressions of the Oesophagus (Pg 71)

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35

Nerves of the posterior mediastinum (Pg 73)

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36

What is an aortic coarctation and what will happen if there is one proximal to the L subclavian artery? (Pg 72)

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37

Why are both radial pulses and the femoral pulses check in a babies 6 week check up? (Pg 72)

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38

What happens to the femoral pulse in an aortic coarctation? (Pg 72)

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39

What are the two ways the body bypasses aortic coarctations? (Pg 72)

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