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  1. Knee-chest - use: rectal exam, proctological or sigmoidoscope
  2. Jackknife- use: rectal exam or vaginal
    • Proctological- use: sigmoid exam/proctological exam
    • Drape: aperture drape or two draper
  3. Lithotomy- use pelvis, vaginal, rectal and digital exam
  4. Trendelenburg- use treatment of shock or hypotension blood to head
  5. Fowler's
  6. Sim's
  7. Prone
  8. Dorsal Recumbent
  9. Supine
  10. Weight/height: What should you ask the patient to do before getting on the scale ?
    To take off their coat, shoes, purse, keys, and empty their pockets etc.
  11. Snellen eye chart: what do you ask the pt before the exam
    Do they wear glass or lens
  12. Snellen eye chart: How many mistakes is a pt allowed to make and what happen on the 3rd mistake.
    2 mistakes, after the 3rd mistake you chart the line before.
  13. Snellen eye chart: abbreviation OU
    Both Eye
  14. Snellen eye chart: abbrevation OS
    Left Eye
  15. Snellen eye chart : abbreviation OD
    Right Eye
  16. Snellen eye chart procedures: which line do you start on
    line 20/70 third line
  17. Charting Techniques : what is the correct way of correcting a error
    • In black ink
    • Line through the mistake with the word error
    • Date it
    • write your initials & correct the word(s)
  18. Gloves - non sterile, bi manual
  19. Sphygmomanometer
    Blood pressure
  20. Base
    Battery source
  21. Otoscope
    Ear, tympanic membrane, cerumen, foreign objects, infection
  22. Ophthalmoscope
    Eye, sclera, pupils, retina, blood vessels
  23. Tuning Fork
    Hearing, nerve sensitivity
  24. Tongue depressor
    Gums, teeth, tonsils, throat
  25. Precussion Hammer
    • Reflexes, Babinski (bottom of foot), Patellar(under knee cap),
    • Bicep
  26. Glove
    • Non sterile ( to protect the MA or medical personnel)
    • Bimanual ( will use two hands to perform the procedure).
  27. Nasal speculum (specula)
    Inspect the lining of the nose, nasal membranes, internal septum
  28. Gloves

    Non sterile, used fr bi manaual exam, palpate ovaries, uterus
  29. Vaginal speculum
    Open vaginal canal
  30. Spatula and/or cytobrush
    Obtain pap smear, cytobrush for cervical and spatula for vaginal cells
  31. Slides
    Cancer detection, label "e" or "c" for endocervical & label "v" for vaginal
  32. Fixative
    Adheres cells, apply immediately, spray 6" from slide & let dry 10 mins.
  33. Culturette

    Culture, sterile
  34. Sponge forceps
    Hold sponges, absorb secretions
  35. Cotton tip appicators
    Absorb minor sectetions
  36. 4x4 gauze
    Absorb excess secretions
  37. Lubricant
    Water soluble, not t be used before a pap smear, for bimanual exam
  38. Emesis basin
    Vomitus, soiled instruments
  39. Gown
  40. Drape

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Nursing Arts
2010-12-12 03:26:25

Draping, General, GYN
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