PICU-BKAT6r SAMPLE QUESTIONS ©


1.       An early sign of decreased cardiac output in infants and children is:                                                                              
  1)   hypotension
  2)  decreased level  of consciousness
  3)  tachycardia *
  4)  cyanosis

9.      How many mm Hg is the normal CVP in a 10 year old child?                       

   1)   0 to 1
           2)   2 to 6 *
           3)   8 to 12
           4)  14 to18

42.     The earliest sign of increased intracranial pressure generally involves changes in:

  1)  response to pain
  2)  level of consciousness *
  3)  equality of pupillary reaction
  4)  respiratory rate
__________
*  Correct answer.

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JT 7/22/13