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    Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) - Free CME Quick Quiz

    Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger.

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    This week's Med-Challenger free CME quiz - Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) - the quick quiz covers initial emergency treatment of sudden central cyanosis in a newborn, the importance of intubation in a newborn with a diaphragmatic hernia, the timing for progressing from one step to the next step of neonatal resuscitation, and radiological diagnosis of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).

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    Here's this week's free sample question...

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) primarily affects premature infants or term infants with cardiac defects, or those who have experienced asphyxiation, shock, or other major stress.

    Which 2 plain abdominal radiographic features are most specific for NEC?

    Answer Options:
    • Free intraperitoneal air (pneumoperitoneum) and dilated loops of bowel

    • Air fluid levels with dilated loops of small bowel and portal venous gas

    • Air in the bowel wall (pneumatosis intestinalis) plus portal venous gas

    • Gasless abdomen and dilated loops of bowel 

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    The correct answer is:

    Air in the bowel wall (pneumatosis intestinalis) plus portal venous gas


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