2017.1 : SAQ 1

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

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