VTNE: Surgical Nursing
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The safe minimum standard for autoclave sterilization is
- 121 degrees Celsius
- 13 minutes
Describe the scale for suture sizing
- large (5) decreasing to 1 (still heavy)
- then into the ought sizes: 0 to 4-0 standard surgery
- 5-0 to 8-0- vascular work
- 8-0 to 10-0- ophthalmic surgery
What scissors would be used for delicate tissue?
What scissors are used for tough tissue?
Desired contact time when using povidone-iodine scrub?
Describe the modified dorsal position
head lower than tail, used in abdominal surgery
Describe the modified reverse dorsal position
head slightly higher than tail, patient could slide caudally
incision into the abdominal cavity
cutting into the small intestine
cutting into the stomach
removing part of the colon
removal of claws and phalanges
removal of testicles
removal of ovaries
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