Austin Block 1

1

Characteristic findings in a patient with long-standing mitral stenosis include:


2

Recognised features of severe cardiac failure include:


3

Which of the following is true of jugular venous pressure?


4

Which of the following is true of cardiac murmurs?


5

A 75 year old woman collapsed while walking to the toilet 8 days after a laparotomy. Which of the following is not consistent with a pulmonary embolus?


6

Typical chest findings in a large right pleural effusion include:


7

Bronchial carcinoma:


8

Which of the following does not cause an elevated jugular venous pressure?


9

A 25 year old man is brought to the Emergency Department by ambulance after a car accident. On arrival he is cyanosed and breathless. His trachea is deviated to the right. Percussion note is resonant over both sides of the chest but there are no audible breath sounds on the left side. The most likely diagnosis is:


10

Which of the following statements about the apical impulse is true?


11

From your history you suspect that a patient has left lower lobe pneumonia. Which of the following physical signs is most compatible with this diagnosis?


12

You are likely to find a sinus tachycardia in all of the following except


13

Which of the following is not associated with clubbing of the fingers?


14

Secondary hypertension is not associated with:


15

In differentiating chronic congestive cardiac failure from cirrhosis of the liver, which of the following is the most useful physical sign?


16

You are likely to find a bradycardia in all of the following EXCEPT:


17

All of the following statements are true of an atrial septal defect except:


18

A 40 year old man is brought to the Emergency Deparstment. He is centrally cyanosed and his blood pressure is unrecordable. Two hours earlier he was stung by a bee and immediately developed generalized urticarial rash and wheeze. Which of the following drugs is most urgently required by this patient: