Previously examined SAQs are a useful study tool. We’ll work through the February 2017 paper for the next couple of weeks.
Question 1 was quite a visual question asking about the anatomy relevant to LIJ line placement.
BT_GS 1.72 BT_RT 1.20
The vagus nerve is in the carotid sheath TRUE/FALSE
The glossopharyngeal nerve is in the carotid sheath TRUE/FALSE
Pneumothorax is more likely with LIJ placement than RIJ TRUE/FALSE
The carotid pulse is lateral to the LIJ TRUE/FALSE
The LIJ has a greater calibre than the right TRUE/FALSE