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SGT 110

Final Exam

What are the phases of surgical case management? 1.) Preoperative (cut time or endoscope in) 2.) Intraoperative (during) 3.)Postoperative (dressing on or endoscope out)
Responsibilities of a CST Create and maintain sterile field, place surgical dressing, count, time out, don proper attire, gather equipment, secure cords and tubing.
Responsibilities of CRNFA or CSFA Positioning, draping. Visualize, retract, suction and sponging. Identify anatomical structures, assist with hemostasis, volume replacement or auto transfusion techniques, closure, dressing, transfering.
Responsibilities CRNA Preop assessment, determine anesthetic used, discuss options, risk, benefits of anesthesia to pt. manage phases of anesthesia. provide supportive measures (fluid and airway management)
ARC/STSA The Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
CAAHEP Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
NBSTSA The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. (Credentials for CST and CSFA)
AST Association of Surgical Technologist
Unintentional Tort Patient misidentification, performing an incorrect procedure, foreign bodies left in patient secondary to counted items, patient burns, falls or positioning errors, improper handling or misidentification of specimen, incorrect drug administration, harm se
Intentional tort assault, battery, defamation, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy
Res Ipsa Loquitur legal doctrine wrong site surgery or retained foreign bodies would fall into
method of pretrial discovery in which questions are answered under oath Deposition
Sentinel event incident report. ex. falls, medication errors, injury etc.
Diagnosis currently used in most jurisdictions to define state of irreversible death Whole brain death.
Tissues that can be recovered after death Corneas, bone, skin
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antibiotics contraindicated for neonates due to risk of kernicterus Sulfonamides (Bactrim or septra)
trauma center that can treat patients on a 24 hour basis level 1 trauma center.
Wilson Frame operating room table used for prone patients in ortho or back cases.
What procedures is a fluid drain pan used? genitourinary surgical procedures
smoke produced by laser or electrocautery shown to contain biological material plume
Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) chemical compound composed of a mixture of liquid and powder. bone cement. Can be toxic.
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defines electrical potential. the potential energy of electrons at any given time between two points volts
parts of esu grounding pad, active electrode, generator, control panel,
what are transmissible forms of spongiform encephalopathy
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