MAHE PG Solved Paper 2003 (Part 10 of 19)

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  1. All of the following are true about achondroplasia except

    1. Large skull

    2. Dwarfism

    3. Mental retardation

    4. Short trunk

    Answer: c

  2. Digoxin is used in

    1. HOCM

    2. Atrial fluttet

    3. Ventricular arrhythmia's

    4. Ectopics

    Answer: b

  3. The antibioitic which can be safely used in pregnancy is

    1. Tetracycline

    2. Ampicillin

    3. Streptomycin

    4. Sulphonomides

    Answer: b

  4. Ototoxicity is seen in all of the following except

    1. Ampicillin

    2. Streptomycin

    3. Kanamycin

    4. Gentamycin

    Answer: a

  5. To differentiate between supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia of aberrant conduction all the following points support the latter except

    1. Wide QRS >0.16 secs

    2. Carotid massage causes a 2: 1 block

    3. Oesophageal leads show A-V dissociation

    Answer: b

  6. Carotid sinus massage produces

    1. Reflex bradypnea

    2. Reflex bradycardia

    3. Reflex tachycardia

    4. Hyperpnea

    Answer: b

  7. Cardiospasm is

    1. Coronary artery stenosis

    2. Presbyoesophagus

    3. Esophageal webs

    4. Cricoid narrowing

    Answer: b

  8. Hirudin is

    1. Blood coagulant

    2. Found in human saliva

    3. Inhibits thrombin

    4. Is an antidote for heparin

    Answer: c

  9. The treatment of choice for resistant gonococcal infection is

    1. Erythromycin

    2. Benzathine pencillin

    3. Benzylpencillin

    4. Ceftriaxone

    Answer: d

  10. Theophylline levels are increased by

    1. Ciprofloxacin

    2. Cotrimoxazole

    3. Erythromycin

    4. All of the above

    Answer: d