MCQ Paper No.10


Please select True or False for the following questions.

1.    Regarding tumour lysis syndrome

a. Allopurinol is a xanthine oxidase inducer
b. Rasburicase catalyses oxidation of uric acid to allantoin
c. Extensive marrow involvement is a risk factor
d. Usually presents beyond 72 hours after initiating chemotherapy
e. Alkalinisation of the urine is key to management
2. Regarding central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI).


a. CLABSI rate is calculated as: Number of CLABSI x 10000/ Number of central line days
b. Klebsiella is a common skin contaminant
c. Enterococcus is a recognised pathogen
d. Tracheostomy is a risk factor for infection of internal jugular lines
e. Tunnelled lines have similar infection rated to non-tunnelled lines
3. The following conditions would be expected to have a a urine specific gravity of > 1.030:

a. Diabetes mellitus
b. Diabetes insipidus
c. Cerebral salt wasting
d. SIADH
e. Acute tubular necrosis
4. Regarding acute abdominal hypertension.

a. Aggressive fluid resuscitation is required
b. Insertion of a nasogastric tube will completely resolve symptoms
c. Laparostomy is indicated
d. It is a recognised cause of renal failure
e. Grade 1 abdominal hypertension is defined as intra-abdominal pressure of 16-20mmHg
5. Which of the following can be used as anticoagulants for haemofiltration?

a. Hirudin derivative
b. Fondaparinux
c. warfarin
d. Prostaglandin
e. Citrate

MCQ Paper No.10


Please select True or False for the following questions.


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