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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I - Nine Thousand Surgeons.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who first proposed that a computer could read an EKG better than a human could?
(a) Lars Edenbrandt.
(b) David Angston.
(c) William Baxt.
(d) Michael Bartholomew.
2. How many times had the surgeons conference been held?
(a) 86 times.
(b) 108 times.
(c) 93 times.
(d) 79 times.
3. On an EKG, what is the downstroke at the start of a heart beat called?
(a) Q wave.
(b) S wave.
(c) R wave.
(d) T wave.
4. How many electrocardiograms did a man examine to test his diagnostic skills against a computer?
5. At what convention center was the surgeon's conference held?
(a) Chicagoland Conference Center.
(b) Chicago Convention Center.
(c) McCormick Place.
(d) Donald E. Stevens Convention Center.
Short Answer Questions
1. How much did a robotic surgery device cost that Gawande's department purchased?
2. What type of a local anesthetic did the chief resident use when she put in a central line?
3. How many minutes without oxygen could lead to brain damage and perhaps death?
4. Where was the surgeon's conference held that Gawande attended?
5. What color of blood indicates that the central line is inserted properly?
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