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Primary Viva 5 (Physics)

Created: 14/9/2004

 

QUESTIONS

1. Flow

– Discuss laminar and turbulent flow profiles. Draw a diagram of each.
– Discuss the Hagen–Poiseuille equation. Why is it clinically relevant?
– Discuss the use of flowmeters and rotameters.
– How can you decrease the work of breathing using knowledge of flow?

2. Vaporisers

– Classify the various types of vaporiser.
– How do they work?
– What is the concentration of vapour leaving the vaporising chamber?
– How are vaporisers affected by altitude?

3. Arterial lines

– Discuss arterial traces (including damped/resonant).
– What is Fourier analysis?
– What is bandwidth?


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