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Question 16#Print Question

The most common cause of postrenal failure is:

a. A clogged urinary catheter
b. An unintentional ligation of ureters
c. A large retroperitoneal hematoma
d. Acute kidney failure

Question 17#Print Question

Laryngoscopic findings after a superior laryngeal nerve injury include:

a. Ipsilateral vocal cord in a paramedian position
b. Ipsilateral vocal cord in a middling position
c. Asymmetry of the glottic opening
d. Normal examination

Question 18#Print Question

All of the following are true statements regarding wound infection EXCEPT:

a. Irrigation of the operative field and surgical wound with saline solution is beneficial
b. Prophylactic use of antibiotics continued beyond 48 hours is beneficial
c. Irrigation with an antibiotic-based solution has not been shown to be beneficial
d. Antibacterial-impregnated polyvinyl placed over the operative wound area for the duration of the surgical procedure is not beneficial

Question 19#Print Question

The most common cause of an empyema in the postoperative patient is:

a. Pneumonia
b. Systemic sepsis
c. Esophageal perforation
d. Retained hemothorax

Question 20#Print Question

The primary cause of hyperbilirubinemia in the surgical patient is:

a. Sepsis
b. Hematoma from trauma
c. Cholestasis
d. Increased unconjugated bilirubin due to hemolysis

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