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Primary OSCE 32

Created: 27/6/2006
Updated: 27/6/2006
1. Anatomy
Describe the anatomy of the vascular supply and venous drainage of the heart.

2. Anatomy
You are shown an angiogram.
- Identify the main stem of the left coronary artery.

3. Anatomy
Describe the anatomy of the orbit
- What is the length of the optic nerve inside it?
- What structures pass through the supraorbital fissure?
- Where is the optic canal
- What kind of needle is used to perform a retrobulbar block?

4. Equipment
What are the differences between vaporisers inside and outside the circle system?
- Why should a plenum vaporiser not be used inside the system?
- What are the characteristics of a desflurane vaporiser?

5. Equipment check
Check a Bain circuit using the Venturi principle to check the inner tube.

6. Anatomy
Describe the anatomy of forearm.

7. Examination
Examine a pregnant woman for suitability for general versus regional anaesthesia.

8. Equipment
You are shown a diagram of pH electrode and asked to identify the components.

9. Communication
You wish to order six units of blood/platelets/fresh frozen plasma but the haematology technician will only give you two units of blood. Ho would you handle this situation?

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