HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE
Pediatricians can receive Category 1 credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.
The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.
1. Which of the following are effective modalities of treatment in rhabdomyosarcoma?
D. All of the above.
2. In which of the following fetal conditions does continuing gestation further endanger fetal viability?
A. Hyaline membrane disease.
B. Obstructive hydrocephalus.
D. Duodenal atresia.
3. The high mortality rate in Infants with diaphragmatic hernia is primarily due to:
A. Congenital heart disease.
B. Uncorrectable hernia.
C. Blood loss.
D. Pulmonary hypoplasia.
4. Following a traumatic amputation, the amputated part should be:
A. Kept warm and x-rayed on arrival at the hospital.
B. Kept cool and x-rayed on arrival at the hospital.
C. Sent to the hospital in a separate vehicle from that of the patient.
D. Kept frozen.
New developments and techniques constantly change the current picture of pediatrie surgery, making it one of the most progressive specialties in the field of pediatrics. The educational objective of this continuing medical education offering is to acquaint the practicing pediatrician with some of the latest techniques in pediatrie surgery. Specifically, the areas of concentration are maternal ultrasound in neonatal surgery, fetal surgical treatment, extracorporeal membrane oxygénation in neonatal pulmonary failure, organ transplantation in children, microsurgery and replantation of tissues in children, continence following colectomy for ulcerative colitis, advances in the repair of complex congenital heart disease, and surgery in childhood cancer.