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

8.      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

39.     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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