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Category: Critical Care Medicine-Pulmonary Disorders--->Thromboembolic Disease and Hemoptysis
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Question 6#Print Question

A 24-year-old male with no major medical history has been receiving treatment for a lower respiratory tract disease for the past 5 days. He had a large bout of hemoptysis this evening, which prompted his visit to the emergency room. His BP is 120/70 mm Hg, HR 120/min, and RR is 30/min. Physical examination reveals bilateral rales and a diastolic murmur.

Patients with which of the following valvular disorders are MOST likely to present with hemoptysis?

A. Tricuspid stenosis
B. Mitral stenosis
C. Aortic stenosis
D. Aortic regurgitation


Question 7#Print Question

Which of the following statements regarding the signs and symptoms of venous air embolism (VAE) is INCORRECT?

A. Bradyarrhythmias are the most common arrhythmias that occur with VAE
B. Substernal chest pain, right heart failure, and cardiovascular collapse commonly occur with entrained volumes over 2 mL/kg
C. Increased end tidal nitrogen and decreased end tidal carbon dioxide can be seen with less than 0.5 mL/kg of air entrainment
D. Paradoxical air embolism could occur across the lung vascular bed in patients with VAE


Question 8#Print Question

A 34-year-old male undergoing an emergent open reduction and internal fixation of his left femur suddenly develops tachycardia, hypotension and hypoxemia. Fat embolism syndrome (FES) is suspected. All of the following are considered a part of the major clinical criteria for the diagnosis of FES proposed by Gurd EXCEPT:

A. Respiratory symptoms with radiographic changes
B. Tachycardia
C. Petechial rash
D. Central nervous system signs unrelated to trauma or other alternative pathology




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