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Question 6#Print Question

The root cause of the majority of wrong-site surgeries result from:

a. Communication errors
b. Emergency surgery
c. Multiple procedures
d. Multiple surgeons

Question 7#Print Question

Which of the following have been shown to decrease the time of postoperative ileus? 

a. Cyclooxygenase-1 inhibitors
b. Morphine patient -controlled analgesia
c. Nasogastric drainage until full return of bowel function
d. Erythromycin

Question 8#Print Question

In order to reduce the overall risk of stress gastritis in ICU patients mechanically ventilated for >48 hours, their gastric pH level should be kept greater than:

a. 3
b. 5
c. 2
d. 4

Question 9#Print Question

The treatment of choice for a biloma after laparoscopic cholecystectomy is:

a. Reoperation, closure of the leak, and drainage
b. Percutaneous drainage
c. Biliary stent
d. Observation

Question 10#Print Question

The most frequent nosocomial infection is:

a. Urinary tract infection (UTI)
b. Sepsis
c. Pneumonia
d. Fungal infection

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