Initial fluid resuscitation of a patient with multiple fractures and

Initial fluid resuscitation of a patient with

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22. Initial fluid resuscitation of a patient with multiple fractures and hypovolemic shock should be :
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a. blood transfusion b. hypertonic saline c. fresh frozen plasma d. ringer s lactate e. albumin 23. Which of the following findings suggests that shock in an injured patient may have a cause other than hypovolemia: 24. All of the following are physical signs of both massive hemothorax and tension pneumothorax EXCEPT: 25. What is the MOST common infecting organism in overwhelming postsplenectomy infection: 26. Decreased Paco2 levels should be attained in a patient at serious risk for cerebral edema secondary to a head injury in order to :- a. prevent neurogenic pulmonary edema b. allow reciprocally high levels of PaO2 in the brain c. prevent increased capillary permeability d. prevent cerebral vasodilation e. prevent metabolic acidosis 27. Brain injury alone
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28. The level of consciousness for a head injury patient is BEST evaluated by : 29. All of the following are signs of acute vascular compromise of an extremity EXCEPT: 30. Which of the following should NOT be used to control the pain caused by fractured ribs: a. morphine IV. b. Demerol IM. c. intercostals nerve blocks. d. rib belts. e. muscle relaxants. 31. Postthrombotic varicose veins are due to: 32. Deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis is appropriate for all of the following patients EXCEPT:
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