Wound Healing/Tissue Approximation

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Wound Healing/Tissue Approximation
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Intraoperative Case Management-Wound Healing/Tissue Approximation
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  1. Second intention healing involves:
    Wound granulation
  2. The healing stage of first intention healing occurs from the:
    Fifth to fourteenth day
  3. Which of the following occurrences would NOT decrease the healing capabilities of a patient?
    Early ambulation
  4. Most absorbable sutures are packaged in an alcohol-water solution to maintain their:
    Pliability
  5. Reduced blood flow to an area is known as:
    Ischemia
  6. The rupture of a wound with spilling of contents is knows as:
    Evisceration
  7. All of the following are part of the inflammatory process EXCEPT:
    Vasoconstriction
  8. The healing process in which a wound is purposely left open & allowed to heal from the bottom up is called:
    Secondary intention
  9. The substance that weakly holds wound edges together during the first five days of first intention healing is:
    Fibroblasts
  10. A curved, tapered surgical needle is used most often on:
    Bowel tissue
  11. The least inert of all the synthetic meshes is:
    Polyester fiber mesh
  12. A mesh that is not preferred in the presence of infection is:
    Mersilene
  13. A stapling device used to perform low anterior anastomosis is:
    EEA
  14. Which of the following sutures generally would not be used in the presence of infection?
    Silk
  15. The measure of weight required to break a suture is its:
    Tensile strength
  16. Which type of needle point would be selected for use on tendon?
    Cutting
  17. The type of needle point used on peritoneum & intestine is:
    Taper
  18. A type of suture that has a high tensile strength & supports a wound indefinitely is:
    Stainless steel
  19. A stick tie is a/an:
    Swaged needle
  20. A characteristic of polyglycolic acid sutures is that they are:
    Absorbable
  21. Tissue trauma is best minimized using a:
    Swaged on suture
  22. Which of the following sutures is treated with a salt solution to decrease the rate of absorption?
    Chromic
  23. Utilizing electric current to close severed vessels is called:
    Coagulation
  24. Absorbable suture is generally preferred in suturing which of the following tissue?
    Periosteum
  25. A specially treated form of surgical gauze that is a hemostatic agent is:
    Surgicel
  26. The EEA surgical stapler is used for:
    Anastomosis of proximal colon to rectum
  27. A microfibrillar collagen that is either supplied in a compacted nonwoven web form or in loose fibrous form is known as:
    Avitene
  28. A hemostatic agent that is made from a purified gelatin solution is:
    Gelfoam
  29. A suture used in tendon repair is:
    Polydioxanone
  30. Which of the following sutures is a polyester fiber suture?
    Ethibond
  31. The most widely used nonabsorbable suture is:
    Nylon
  32. Which of the following suture sizes is the smallest in diameter?
    4-0
  33. Which of the following sutures is absorbably & offers extended wound support?
    Polydioxanone
  34. Bolsters are used with retention sutures to:
    Prevent suture from cutting skin
  35. What type of suture is Surgilon?
    Nylon
  36. Another name for polyglactin 910 is?
    Vicryl
  37. Which tissue type would contradict the use of a cutting needle?
    Nerve
  38. Ligatures are used to:
    Occlude lumens of blood vessels
  39. Which of the following is the least reactive of all snythetic suture materials?
    Polypropylene
  40. A protein substance that is the chief constituent of conective tissue is:
    Collagen
  41. Which type of needle point would be selected for use on skin?
    Cutting
  42. If tissue is approximated too tight, it can cause:
    Ischemia
  43. The space caused by separation of wound edges is called:
    Dead space
  44. What type of needle would be used on the liver?
    Blunt
  45. A characteristic of plain gut is that it absorbs in _____ days.
    70
  46. An excellent substitute that provides strength & nonreactivity in tissues where stainless steel cannot be used is:
    Polypropylene
  47. What type of needle is used on tissue of the gastrointestinal tract?
    Taper

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