Sunday, 12 September 2010

MRCP questions: War 8

As with previous 'wars' after 'battles' these are just a few quick questions to see if your brain cells have retained the information provided in battles 8.1 to 8.6.

Grab a piece of paper, jot down your answers then compare them to my answers here

Question 1:
What is the treatment for cluster headache?

Question 2:
List 3 symptoms of cluster headache.

Question 3:
What odour is associated with acute arsenic poisoning?

Question 4:
List 3 causes of Mees lines

Question 5:
State the 4 H's and 4 T's which are known as the reversible causes of cardiac arrest.

Question 6: 
What kind of visual disturbance is classically associated with a pituitary tumour

Question 7:
What histological type of pituitary tumour is most likely to cause a pressure effect?

Question 8:
What is Nelson's syndrome?

Question 9:
What are the similarities and differences between Romano Ward and Jervell Lange Nielson syndromes?

Question 10:
What is the commonest hormone produced by a pituitary tumour?

answers here