MCQ Paper No.11

Please select True or False for the following questions.

1.    Effects of Digitalis toxicity include:

a. Complete heart block
b. Ventricular asytole
c. Atrial fibrillation
d. Ventricular tachycardia
e. Torsades de pointes
2. Causes of disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC) include:

a. Eclampsia
b. Acute liver failure
c. Metastatic malignancy
d. Hypertension
e. Trauma
3. Features of Guillian-Barre Syndrome include:

a. Predominantly motor compared to sensory symptoms
b. progressive central to peripheral motor weakness
c. Elevated CSF protein from 12 hours following onset of symptoms
d. Nystagmus, opthalmoplegia and ataxia exclude diagnosis
e. Up to 30% patient will require respiratory support on ICU
4. Causes of a metabolic alkalosis include:

a. Cushings syndrome
b. Renal tubular acidosis
c. Acute liver failure
d. Diuretic therapy
e. Pyloric stenosis
5. The following are associated with pre-renal uraemia

a. Oliguria
b. Increased urine sodium
c. Decreased urine urea
d. Increased urine osmolality
e. Decreased urine pH

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