Study Question of the Week


CPAN Question of the Week

Treatment priority for a hypotensive, tachycardic patient with a high neuraxial block includes:

  • 1. Reverse Trendelenburg position.
  • 2. Valsalva maneuver.
  • 3. Vigorous stir-up regimen.
  • 4. Elevation of the legs.

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CAPA Question of the Week

The perianesthesia nurse is reviewing literature on post-operative urinary retention. The perianesthesia nurse  understands that studies with the strongest evidence are:

  • 1. single, well-designed, random, controlled trials.
  • 2. expert opinion from nationally known authorities.
  • 3. descriptive or qualitative nonexperimental studies.
  • 4. a meta-analysis of multiple  controlled studies.

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Each Wednesday at 6am ET, ABPANC will post a CPAN® and a CAPA® study question. Use these questions to test your knowledge, display in your unit and discuss with your colleagues. The answer, along with the next week’s question, will be posted the following Wednesday at 6am.

For each question, we will post the reference from ABPANC’s Study References List (Appendix D), as well as the domain and content area information from the Test Blueprint.

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