Physical Environment of the OR

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melmoon
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146636
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Physical Environment of the OR
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2012-04-09 19:09:44
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Preoperative Case Management-Physical Evvironment of the OR
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  1. The recommended number of air-exchange per hour within an operating room is:
    20
  2. The relative humidity in an operating room should be maintained at:
    50-60%
  3. Which of the following is an unsterile member of the surgical team?
    Circulator
  4. Why are sliding doors preferred in the operating room?
    Eliminate air currents
  5. A ventilation system that provides a rapid air exchange in a unidirectional flow is called:
    Laminar air flow
  6. Which filter is preferred for use in the OR for air exchanges?
    High-efficiency particulate air filters
  7. What three safety factors should be remembered concernining the safety of the surgical technologist & ionizing radiation?
    Time, shielding, distance
  8. The air pressure in the OR should be:
    Positive

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