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Final clinical short case 4

Created: 7/4/2004

 Viva 1

A 13 year old child presents with Guillain Barré syndrome. He has a history of 10 days of malaise, fatigue and weakness.

– What are the treatment options? (discuss plasmaphoresis versus intravenous immunoglobulin)

– You are shown his chest X-ray; describe the features. (discuss pneumomediastinum)

 Viva 2

a) A patient with end-stage renal failure presents for interval appendicectomy

– Discuss the management pre-, intra- and postoperatively

b) A patient presents with a C2 fracture/dislocation.

– Discuss the anaesthetic management for the repair of acute cervical fracture.

c) A patient with a 1-month history of anaphylaxis during general anaesthesia now presents for an evacuation of retained products of conception procedure (ERPC).

– Discuss the anaesthetic management of this patient.
– Discuss the investigations for anaphylaxis postoperatively.


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