UMAT Practice Question 1

Practice Question 1

You are treating a 60kg patient for a laceration, which you will need to suture under local anaesthetic. Given that the maximum safe dose of lignocaine is 3mg/kg, what is the maximum volume of lignocaine 1% weight per volume (w/v) solution that can be administered safely?

A) 180μL

B) 6mL

C) 1.8mL

D) 18mL

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