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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I - The Computer and the Hernia Factor.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many central lines did Gawande try before succeeding on his own?
2. What type of a local anesthetic did the chief resident use when she put in a central line?
3. When was it first suggested that a computer could read an EKG better than a human could?
4. When did a man examine a stack of electrocardiograms to test his diagnostic skills against a computer?
5. What type of surgery had the patient who needed a central line had a week earlier?
(a) Heart surgery.
(b) Abdominal surgery.
(c) Hernia surgery.
(d) Removal of his appendix.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who examined a stack of electrocardiograms to test his diagnostic skills against the computer?
2. How long might it take in most hospitals to repair a hernia?
3. How old was the woman that Gawande saw in the emergency room his first day as a surgical resident?
4. What color of blood indicates that the central line is inserted properly?
5. When installing a central line, how long is the wire that is inserted into the vein toward the vena cava ?
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