Question 1 of 10

A 10 year old patient, with a known allergy to nuts, is brought into ED with wheezing and difficulty in breathing, after eating cake at a birthday party. You suspect anaphylaxis. What is the appropriate dose of adrenaline to administer to this patient:


Question 2 of 10

A 34 year old patient presents to ED having sustained an injury to her right hand whilst playing cricket. She is unable to fully straighten her right middle finger as the distal phalanx remains flexed. A picture of her hand is shown below. Which of the following structures within the digit was most likely injured:

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By Howcheng (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons


Question 3 of 10

A 69 year old patient is brought to ED with facial weakness on the right side, and difficulty with speech. He is able to respond to questions appropriately by nodding or shaking his head, but his words are jumbled and don’t make sense. Imaging shows a lesion of the brain. Which of the following lobes has most likely been affected:


Question 4 of 10

Which of the following might you expect to see in a restrictive lung disease picture:


Question 5 of 10

A 28 year old man presents to hospital having injured his leg playing football. X-ray demonstrates fractures of both the tibia and fibula. The patient demonstrates foot drop, but has normal eversion of the foot. Which of the following nerves has most likely been injured:

Evidence Based Medicine

Question 6 of 10

A randomised controlled trial (RCT) is carried out to study the effects of a new anticoagulant, Anticlot, on stroke incidence in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). 500 patients with AF are treated with Anticlot and 500 receive usual therapy (control group). One year later the number of patients who have had a stroke is recorded and shown below. What is the number needed to treat (NNT):
Stroke YesStroke NoTotal


Question 7 of 10

A patient presents to ED complaining of a 3 day history of progressive muscle weakness and paraesthesia which started in both feet and appears to be spreading up his legs. He is now finding it difficult to walk. On further questioning, you determine that about 2 weeks ago he had a few days illness of bloody diarrhoea following a take away from a chicken shop. Which of the following is the most likely causative pathogen:


Question 8 of 10

Foetal haemoglobin (HbF) is made up of which of the following globin chains:


Question 9 of 10

Action potentials are initiated in nerves by which of the following actions:


Question 10 of 10

Which of the following hormones is secreted by the posterior pituitary gland:

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