PEDS-ED BKAT SAMPLE QUESTIONS


21.A 14 yo youth was found unconscious, lying in a snow bank next to his
           broken skiis.  A dangerous effect of rapidly re-warming a hypothermic
           patient is:              

1)bradycardia
2)vasodilatation and hypotension *
3)seizure activity
4)sudden rise in blood pressure

28.A positive Babinski response in a six-month old infant:

1)indicates hyperactive reflexes
2)is a normal finding *
3)points to a corticospinal lesion
4)is associated with the curling in of the toes

56.Your 4 yo patient who has sickle cell anemia and is receiving a
            blood transfusion, has a sudden increase in body temperature. 
           Your first response is to:          

1)notify the physician
2)chart the finding
3)check for a rash
4)stop the transfusion *

_____
*  Correct answer.

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JT 1/10/11