Trial SAQ exam: 'exam2' by Michael Devlin

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This SAQ is worth 12 marks

A 40 year old female has fallen from her bicycle and sustained the injury shown in the radiographs. There are no other injuries. Her vital signs are normal and she has no significant past medical history.

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Question 1.
List four (4) features of these images. (4 marks)

1. _______________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________

4. _______________________________________________________________________________



Question 1.
List four (4) early complications that would require urgent intervention. (4 marks)


1. ______________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________

4. _______________________________________________________________________________



Question 1.
List four (4) late complications of this injury. (4 marks)


1. _______________________________________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________________________________

4. _______________________________________________________________________________



 

This SAQ is worth 12 marks

A 40 year old female has fallen from her bicycle and sustained the injury shown in the radiographs. There are no other injuries. Her vital signs are normal and she has no significant past medical history.

Question 1.
List four (4) features of these images. (4 marks)

Examiner Comments: Beyond the initial description of the abnormalities the last 3 parts of the question were typically answered very generically. This was a complicated X-ray with multiple abnormalities. Candidates should describe several of the separate abnormalities rather than multiple features i.e. displacement, angulation, comminution, of just one or two of the abnormalities present.


Question 1.
List four (4) early complications that would require urgent intervention. (4 marks)



Question 1.
List four (4) late complications of this injury. (4 marks)