Card Set Information
Draping, General, GYN
Knee-chest - use: rectal exam, proctological or sigmoidoscope
Jackknife- use: rectal exam or vaginal
: sigmoid exam/proctological exam
: aperture drape or two draper
Lithotomy- use pelvis, vaginal, rectal and digital exam
Trendelenburg- use treatment of shock or hypotension blood to head
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.
Snellen eye chart: what do you ask the pt before the exam
Do they wear glass or lens
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.
Snellen eye chart: abbreviation OU
Snellen eye chart: abbrevation OS
Snellen eye chart : abbreviation OD
Snellen eye chart procedures: which line do you start on
line 20/70 third line
Charting Techniques : what is the correct way of correcting a error
In black ink
Line through the mistake with the word error
write your initials & correct the word(s)
Gloves - non sterile, bi manual
Ear, tympanic membrane, cerumen, foreign objects, infection
Eye, sclera, pupils, retina, blood vessels
Hearing, nerve sensitivity
Gums, teeth, tonsils, throat
Reflexes, Babinski (bottom of foot), Patellar(under knee cap),
Non sterile ( to protect the MA or medical personnel)
Bimanual ( will use two hands to perform the procedure).
Nasal speculum (specula)
Inspect the lining of the nose, nasal membranes, internal septum
Non sterile, used fr bi manaual exam, palpate ovaries, uterus
Open vaginal canal
Spatula and/or cytobrush
Obtain pap smear, cytobrush for cervical and spatula for vaginal cells
Cancer detection, label "e" or "c" for endocervical & label "v" for vaginal
Adheres cells, apply immediately, spray 6" from slide & let dry 10 mins.
Hold sponges, absorb secretions
Cotton tip appicators
Absorb minor sectetions
Absorb excess secretions
Water soluble, not t be used before a pap smear, for bimanual exam
Vomitus, soiled instruments