Self-Assessment Questions: Text

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Appendix 1 Self-Assessment Questions: Text

1. Why do peripheral nerves often appear more echogenic after injection of anechoic local anesthetic?

2. Which of the following statements regarding peripheral nerve anatomy is most correct?

3. Which of the following is most accurate?

4. Which of the following statements regarding probe compression is most correct?

5. What term describes the fact that the received echoes from peripheral nerves vary with the angle of insonation?

6. Which of the following statements is most accurate?

7. Which of the following influences needle tip visibility? (Select all that apply.)

8. Which of the following is associated with comet-tail artifact?

9. Select the best answer.

10. Which of the following statements regarding interscalene block is true?

11. Which of the following statements regarding the first rib and pleura is true?

12. What is the most common anatomic variation in the interscalene region?

13. The phrenic nerve lies on which muscle in the neck?

14. The cords of the brachial plexus are named with respect to what structure?

15. What branches leave the brachial plexus sheath under the pectoralis minor at the coracoid process?

16. At the level of an axillary block, the musculocutaneous nerve typically lies in what muscle?

17. Regarding the anatomy of the axilla, pick one nerve (MCN, RAD, MED, ULN) for each:

18. True or False? In most subjects, the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve travels over (superficial to) the sartorius muscle near its insertion on the anterior superior iliac spine.

19. Which of the following statements regarding the femoral nerve are true? (Select all that apply.)

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