Search our site 
Advanced Search
Home | Exam dates | Contact us | About us | Testimonials |

You are in Home >> Exams >> Final FRCA >> Final FRCA SAQ/MCQ

Final 11

Created: 6/4/2004





Tuesday 30th October 2001

9.30am to 12.30pm

Questions numbered ONE TO SIX must be answered in Book A. (Blue)
Questions numbered SEVEN TO TWELVE must be answered in Book B. (Pink)

Candidates must attempt all twelve questions or they will fail the examination.

Candidates are informed that one of the Examiners is present during the time allowed for the paper, for consultation in case any question should not appear clear. Candidates are advised to spend approximately the same amount of time on each question and ensure that the important issues are included in their answers

SECTION A (Book A - Blue)

1. Formulate a guideline for the peroperative administration of blood, explaining the reasons for your recommendations.

2. What tests may be done to evaluate the adequacy of pulmonary oxygen transfer? Briefly describe how you would interpret the results.

3. A 70 year old man presents for a total hip replacement. He has no significant past medical history. At the anaesthetic assessment clinic he is noted to have a grade III ejection systolic murmur at the right sternal edge, radiating to his neck.
Describe, with reasons, what investigations should be undertaken on this patient and explain how the results would affect your anaesthetic management.

4. Describe the features and management of phantom limb pain.

5. Discuss briefly the complications of placing a jugular central venous line. Where should the tip of a left internal jugular line lie and why ?

6. What are the anaesthetic considerations in a patient with autonomic neuropathy?

SECTION B (Book B - Pink)

7. Draw a nephron with its blood supply. Where and how do the following exert their effects: loop diuretics, thiazide diuretics and aldosterone antagonists?

8. A patient who has undergone a heart transplant requires non-cardiac surgery. What problems may this present for the anaesthetist?

9. Discuss the ventilatory management of an adult with ARDS.

10. What nationally based audits in the UK include an examination of anaesthetic practice? Outline the methodology and recommendations of two recent reports.

11. A ten week old male infant weighing 3.5 kg is scheduled for inguinal hernia repair. He was delivered prematurely at thirty-four weeks. List the risk factors and state how these can be minimised.

12. Describe the features of the anaesthetic machine which are intended to prevent the delivery of a hypoxic mixture to the patient.
SiteSection: Article
  Posting rules

     To view or add comments you must be a registered user and login  

Login Status  

You are not currently logged in.
UK/Ireland Registration
Overseas Registration

  Forgot your password?

Latest Discussion - is for sale (Anesthesia Usa)

Hundreds of thousands of premium domains

Questions? We're here to help! Call today:

1-303-893-0552 is for sale

Buy Now: $2095 SAVE $100 today: $1995
  • Take Immediate ownership
  • Transfer the domain to the Registrar of your choosing
Finance This Domain: $2095 12 monthly payments of $175
  • 12 monthly payments, only $174.58 per month
  • Start using the domain today See details

Talk to a domain expert: 1-303-893-0552

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!

Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's kind. Other extensions usually just drive traffic to their .com counterparts. To learn more about premium .com domain valuations, watch the video below:

Turbocharge your Web site. Watch our video to learn how.

Improves Your Web Presence

Get noticed online with a great domain name

73% of all domains registered on the Web are .coms. The reason is simple: .com is the where most of Web traffic happens. Owning a premium .com gives you great benefits including better SEO, name recognition, and providing your site with a sense of authority.

Here's What Others Are Saying

Since 2005, we've helped thousands of people get the perfect domain name
  • Simply great - Ikram Bhuiyan,, 3/26/2017
  • Great purchase, it was nice and smooth, all question answered before the purchase, and can't complain about their service one bit! - Fabricio Emmanuelli,, 3/23/2017
  • Hugedomains was adequately responsive. My transaction was fast and smooth. The dashboard is easy to understand. Everything went without a glitch. Thank you. - Alex N.,, 3/21/2017
  • More testimonials

Own this domain today

Our Price: $1,995 (USD)

Speak with a domain specialist!
Call us: 1-303-893-0552 M-F 9am - 5pm MST
Other Domains You Might Like

© 2017 All rights reserved.


All rights reserved © 2017. Designed by AnaesthesiaUK.

{Site map} {Site disclaimer} {Privacy Policy} {Terms and conditions}

 Like us on Facebook