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Question 6#Print Question

Which is NOT an acquired platelet hemostatic defect? 

a. Massive blood transfusion following trauma
b. Acute renal failure
c. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
d. Polycythemia vera


Question 7#Print Question

What is true about coagulopathy related to trauma? 

a. Acute coagulopathy of trauma is mechanistically similar to DIC
b. Coagulopathy can develop in trauma patients following acidosis, hypothermia, and dilution of coagulation factors, though coagulation is normal upon admission
c. Acute coagulopathy of trauma is caused by shock and tissue injury
d. Acute coagulopathy of trauma is mainly a dilutional coagulopathy


Question 8#Print Question

What is the best laboratory test for determine degree of anticoagulation with dabigatran and rivaroxaban? 

a. Prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PTIINR)
b. partial thromboplastin time (PTT)
c. Bleeding time
d. None of the above


Question 9#Print Question

A fully heparinized patient develops a condition requiring emergency surgery. After stopping the heparin, what else should be done to prepare the patient? 

a. Nothing, if the surgery can be delayed for 2 to 3 hours
b. Immediate administration of protamine 5 mg for every 100 units of heparin most recently administered
c. Immediate administration of FFP
d. Transfusion of 10 units of platelets


Question 10#Print Question

Primary ITP:

a. Occurs more often in children than adults, but has a similar clinical course
b. Includes HIT as a subtype of drug-induced ITP
c. Is also known as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)
d. Is a disease of impaired platelet production, unknown cause




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