Quiz: Could You Save The Patient In These Grey's Medical Scenarios?

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This quiz is based on real patients and medical scenarios on Grey's Anatomy. Let's see if you could save the patient or not!

 Jul 22, 2020

1 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A patient arrives at the hospital with cobalt poisoning due to a faulty hip replacement. How do you treat him?
Give him antibiotics to fight off the poison.
Surgically remove the faulty replacement.
Move him to psychiatric because cobalt poisoning isn't real.

2 of 17Choose Your Answer:

Your patient has a ruptured appendix. How do you treat her condition?
You remove the appendix as soon as possible.
You prescribe her bedrest for 7 days.
You perform an ultrasound.

3 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A patient suffers from a heart attack right after having surgery on his aorta. What's the best call to make?
Give the patient a blood transfusion.
Induce therapeutic hypothermia.
Take him immediately back into surgery.

4 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A woman gives birth to conjoined twins who need to be separated. Which surgical department should you page?
Cardiothoracic surgery
Pediatric surgery
Neurosurgery

5 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A patient arrives with an ovarian teratoma that causes her headaches, seizures, and other symptoms. How do you treat her?
Monitor the teratoma until is shrinks on its own.
Surgically remove the teratoma.
Recommend the patient for chemotherapy to shrink the teratoma.

6 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A child comes into the ER after being struck by lightning. What do you look at?
His liver, his reproductive system, and his stomach
His lungs, his feet, and his brain
His heart, skin, and nervous system

7 of 17Choose Your Answer:

Your patient has a parasite known as hookworms in her body. How do you treat her?
Introduce a "good" parasite into her body.
Hook the patient up to an IV with a Benadryl drip.
Prescribe her mebendazole.

8 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A man arrives at the hospital after suffering a heart attack. He is relatively stable, but still requires treatment. How do you help him?
You admit him to surgery so you can get a better look.
You give him lots of water.
You give him a clot-dissolving drug.

9 of 17Choose Your Answer:

If a baby is completely breeched, the best course of action is often to:
Birth the baby feet-first instead of head-first
Opt for a C-section
Give the patient medications to flip the baby

10 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A patient is admitted to the hospital after a car crash. They hit their head really hard on the dash. To look for internal injuries you should:
Order an MRI
Order x-rays
Order a brain PET scan

11 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A patient is admitted to the ER with third degree burns, you should:
Administer a blood thinner to prevent any stress-induced blood clots
Use topical steroids to reduce inflammation, administer antibiotics and IV
Immediately bandage the wounds and prescribe an OTC painkiller

12 of 17Choose Your Answer:

After discovering your patient has parasites in his brain, the best course of action is to:
Surgically remove them
Administer radiation to kill the parasites
Put your patient on a steroid regimen to flush out the parasites

13 of 17Choose Your Answer:

After a parent brings their young child into the ER saying that their child doesn't appear to feel any pain, you'd diagnose them with:
CIPA (Congenital Insensitivity to Pain with Anhidrosis)
AIPA (Autoimmune Insensitivity to Pain with Anhidrosis)
NIPA (Neurological Insensitivity to Pain with Anhidrosis)

14 of 17Choose Your Answer:

If your patient has Moyamoya Disease, they'll probably suffer from a:
Asthma attack
Heart attack
Stroke

15 of 17Choose Your Answer:

Your patient suffers from a limp with no known cause. You've run every test, but still can't discover a source. The limp might be:
Psychosomatic (i.e. caused by the immune system)
Psychosomatic (i.e. caused by the mind)
Psychosomatic (i.e. caused by the nervous system)

16 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A patient develops a pancreatic fistula after being in an accident. How do to treat her?
Send her to physical therapy.
Surgically remove the pancreas.
Prescribe her rest, a very specific diet, and monitor it closely.

17 of 17Choose Your Answer:

A patient is admitted to the ER with kidney stones. How do you proceed with treatment?
Prescribe the patient a blood thinner to help the stone pass.
Hook the patient up to an IV for hydration and nausea control.
Admit the patient for surgery to remove the stones.
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