Module 3 Chapter 25 Minor Office Surgery

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  1. Which of the following requires the use of surgical asepsis?
    A) measurement of blood pressure
    B) insertion of sutures
    C) application of a bandage
    D) collection of a Pap specimen
    e) all of the above
    B) Insertion of sutures
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The purpose of practicing surgical asepsis is to:
    A) prevent damage to surgical instruments
    B) reduce patient discomfort
    C) facilitate the healing process
    D) protect the patient from infection
    D) protect the patient from infection
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Something that is sterile is considered contaminated if it:
    a) comes in contact with a pathogen
    b) comes in contact with a nonpathogen
    c) becomes wet
    d) touches something clean
    e) all of the above
    e) all of the above
  4. What should the medical assistant do if in doubt about the sterility of an article?
    A) use the article, making sure to use sterile tape
    B) cleanse the article with a disinfectant before using
    C) do not use the article; obtain another one
    D) ask the physician if the article should be used
    C) do not use the article; obtain another one
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following is a violation of sterile tehcnique?
    A) reaching over a sterile field
    B) facing the sterile field
    C) placing a sterile item in the center of a sterile field
    D) holding a sterile article above waist level
    A) reaching over a sterile field
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which of the following instruments consists of a handle and a blade and is used to make surgical incisions and divide tissue?
    A) dissecting scissors
    B) suture scissors
    C) bandage scissors
    D) operating scissors
    E) scalpel
    E) scalpel
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which of the following instruments has serrated tips and is used to pick up tissue or hold it between the adjacent surfaces?
    A) thumb forceps
    B) needle holder
    C) splinter forceps
    D) dressing forceps
    A) thumb forceps
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which of the following instruments is used to hold tissue aside to improve exposure of the operative area?
    A) retractor
    B) biopsy forceps
    C) probe
    D) tenaculum
    A) retractor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which of the following instruments has serrated tips and ratchets and is used to clamp off blood vessels?
    A) curette
    B) hemostatic forceps
    C) allis tissue forceps
    D) sponge forceps
    B) hemostatic forceps
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. When not in use, an instrument with a ratchet should be stored:
    A) with the tips tightly approximated
    B) in an open position
    C) in a closed position
    D) with a protective cover over the ratchet
    B) in an open position
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which of the following represents an error in technique when pouring a sterile solution?
    A) palming the label of the solution bottle
    B) placing the solution cap on a flat surface with the open end facing down
    C) rinsing the lip of the bottle
    D) ensuring the solution is within its expiration date
    B) placing the solution cap on a flat surface with the open end facing down
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. What is the term for a break in the skin surface or mucous membrane that exposes underlying tissue?
    A) closed wound
    B) contusion
    C) open wound
    D) infection
    C) open wound
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. What is the name given to the type of wound in which the tissues are torn apart, leaving ragged and irregular edges?
    A) cut
    B) abrasion
    C) laceration
    D) puncture
    C) laceration
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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Module 3 Chapter 25 Minor Office Surgery
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