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

You are in Home >> Exams >> Primary FRCA >> OSCE and SOE

Primary viva 33 (Clinical)

Created: 3/1/2013
1. A 30-year-old male presents following a road traffic accident. He has had no loss of consciousness, and has a compound tibia-fibula fracture. His girlfriend tells you that he is hepatitis B positive.

- What would you do initially?
- What are the possible reasons for his hepatitis B status?
- How could you tell whether he is a drug abuser?
- What other infectious diseases might he have?
- What are prions?
- What precautions are taken against infectious diseases in the operating theatre?
- What should you do after a needle-stick injury?
- What is the likelihood of infection after a needle-stick injury?
- What other organisms are transmitted in hospital?

2. Discuss anaphylactic reactions during induction.
- What would be your initial treatment?
- When and how would you follow this up?

3. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of spinal versus general anaesthetics in a head-injured 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?

All rights reserved © 2021. Designed by AnaesthesiaUK.

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

 Like us on Facebook