Regarding Amiodarone, which of the following are characteristic of this drug?:
a) Has a long half life: TRUE/FALSE.
b) It is highly irritating through peripheral vein: TRUE/FALSE.
c) Rapid infusion can cause hypertension: TRUE/FALSE.
d) It shortens the action potential and refractory period: TRUE/FALSE.
Which of the following treatments can reverse a Torsade de Pointes?:
a) Non synchronised cardioversion: TRUE/FALSE.
b) Magnesium: TRUE/FALSE.
c) Amiodarone: TRUE/FALSE.
d) Verapamil: TRUE/FALSE.
The term acute myocardial infarction should be used when there is acute myocardial injury with clinical evidence of acute myocardial ischaemia and with detection of a rise and/or fall of cTn (Troponin) values with at least one value above the 99th percentile URL and any of the following:
a) New ischaemic ECG changes: TRUE / FALSE.
b) Development of pathological Q waves: TRUE / FALSE.
c) Imaging evidence of new loss of viable myocardium or new regional wall motion abnormality: TRUE / FALSE.
d) Identification of a coronary thrombus: TRUE / FALSE.
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In the diagnosis of death:
A) After a cardiorespiratory arrest, death can be diagnosed without attempting to auscultate heart sounds: TRUE / FALSE.
B) Irreversible cardiorespiratory arrest can be concluded after a minimum of 5 minutes of observation: TRUE / FALSE.
C) CPR should never be started in recognition of life extinct (ROLE) situations: TRUE / FALSE.
D) Brainstem death testing should be performed with core temperature greater than 34ºC and potassium > 3 mmol/l: TRUE / FALSE.