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QUESTION 5 
 
Regarding the TAP block, check the true statement:
 
A) The subcostal approach provides analgesia of the lower quadrants of the abdomen (T11- L1 dermatomes)
B) Has no effect on visceral pain
C) Is not indicated in urological surgery
D) The local anesthetic should be deposited in the plane between the external and internal oblique muscles
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QUESTION 4 
 
Regarding analgesic techniques used in total knee replacement (TKR), which you consider the most appropriate:
 
A) Continuous epidural block
B) Single shot femoral, sciatic and obturator nerve blocks
C) Continuous femoral nerve block with obturator and sciatic single shot blocks
D) Continuous lumbar plexus block with sciatic single shot block
E) Subarachnoid block with intrathecal morphine
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QUESTION 3 
 
When performing a femoral block, the LA must be deposited only...
 
A)   Underneath the lata fascia
B)   Underneath the iliac fascia
C)   Lateral to the femoral artery
D)   Between psoas muscle and fascia lata

 

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QUESTION 2
 
Choose the incorrect sentence about the ankle block:
 
A)   Deep fibular nerve is next to the anterior tibial artery
B)   Superficial fibular nerve innervate the dorsal aspect of the foot
C)   You don’t need to block the sural nerve for hallux valgus surgery
D)   The tibial nerve is always posterior to the posterior tibial artery

 

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QUESTION 1
 
What approach do you usually perform for a carpal tunnel surgery?
 
A) Distal blocks (forearm)
B) Axillary
C) Supraclavicular
D) Infraclavicular
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QUESTION 6
 
Regarding the supraclavicular block, choose the true answer:
 
A) It is the safest approach to the brachial plexus because there are no anatomical variations at this level
B) The in plane approach is not recommended
C) The AL must be deposited in a place called Corner Pocket to cover the radial nerve
D) The use of Doppler is recommended to identify the dorsal scapular artery
QUESTION 7 
 

Choose the true statement about the ultrasound-guided popliteal sciatic block:

 

A) The tibial nerve is lateral to the popliteal artery

B) With the lateral approach, the resulting ultrasound image is different to the image in the posterior approach

C) The LA should be deposited after the division of the sciatic nerve

D) The common peroneal nerve is lateral and deep to the popliteal artery

 
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Source: Netter images
Source: DrGDH
Source: NYSORA
Source: Manbir Online
Source: USRA
Source: USRA
Source: Dartmouth-Hitchcock
QUESTION 8
 

Look at the picture and choose the right legend:

 

A) 1- sternocleidomastoid muscle, 2- middle scalene muscle, 3- anterior scalene muscle, 4- C5 root,   5- C6 root, 6- C7 root

 

B) 1- subcutaneous cellular tissue, 2- anterior scalene muscle, 3- middle scalene muscle, 4- C4 root,   5- C5 root, 6- C6 root

 

C) 1- sternocleidomastoid muscle, 2- anterior scalene muscle, 3- middle scalene muscle, 4- C5 root,   5- C6 root, 6- C7 root

 

D) 1- skin, 2- anterior scalene muscle, 3- middle scalene muscle, 4- C3 root, 5- C4 root, 6- C5 root

 
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Source: Dartmouth-Hitchcock
QUESTION 9
 

Have you heard about the adductor canal block? Choose the right sentence about this block:

 

A) It is a variant of the obturator nerve block

B) Provides effective analgesia with less motor block

C) The main landmark of this block is the popliteal artery

D) The tourniquet and ambulation increases the block duration

 
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QUESTION 10
 

Which anesthetic technique you consider more suitable for unilateral breast surgery?

 

A) Epidural block + GA

B) Paravertebral block + sedation

C) PECs block + GA

D) Paravertebral block + GA

 
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Source: The Student Doctor Network
Source: Ovid: Clinically Oriented Anatomy
QUESTION 11 
 

In which surgeries the superficial cervical plexus block is not recommended?

 

A) Shoulder surgery

B) Laryngectomy

C) Thyroidectomy

D) Carotid endarterectomy

 
Source: NYSORA
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