MCQ Paper No.315th May 2017 by admin Please select True or False for the following questions. 1. Pulmonary vascular resistance is reduced by: a. HypoxiaTrueFalseb. HypercarbiaTrueFalsec. AlkalosisTrueFalsed. Epoprostenol (prostacyclin)TrueFalsee. Nitric oxideTrueFalse2. Side effects of amiodarone include: a. Peripheral neuropathyTrueFalseb. HypothyroidismTrueFalsec. Corneal microdepositsTrueFalsed. PhotosensitisationTrueFalsee. Bigeminal rhythmTrueFalse3. After a severe burn (greater than 40% full thickness): a. Enteral nutrition should be started as soon as possibleTrueFalseb. Vascular access should never be placed through burned skinTrueFalsec. Fluid requirements are maximal in the first 12 hoursTrueFalsed. Tissue swelling is maximal between 24 and 48 hoursTrueFalsee. Prophylactic antibiotics should be givenTrueFalse4. In primary adrenocortical failure: a. Blood cortisol is lowTrueFalseb. Plasma ACTH is unchangedTrueFalsec. Serum potassium is lowTrueFalsed. Serum sodium is lowTrueFalsee. Blood glucose is highTrueFalse5. The metabolic response to major surgery includes: a. An increased utilisation of glucose with a reduction in fasting blood glucoseTrueFalseb. A reduction in the amount of sodium excreted in urineTrueFalsec. A decrease in circulating free fatty acidsTrueFalsed. A decreased excretion of potassium in the urineTrueFalsee. A moderate increase in oxygen consumptionTrueFalseTime is Up!