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T/F: Ebonized instruments are recommended for use in presence of an operative laser light. True
T/F: A Richardson-Eastman retractor has one working end. False
T/F: A #25 blade will fit a #9 knife handle. False
T/F: Carbon in surgical steel enables instruments to resist corrosion. False
T/F: Skin markers used to make preoperative marks on Pt's skin should be reused intraoperatively. False
T/F: The STSR must pay close attention to the entire OR suite, rather than focus soley on the needs of the Pt. True
T/F: The STSR should keep instrumentation clean intraoperatively and wipe each used instrument with a moistened sponge before returning to the mayo stand. True
T/F: The intraoperative phase of surgical case management begins once the wound is closed and the final count is correct. False
T/F: Tissue burned with an electrosurgical current is known as Char. True
T/F: The STSR must have a sound working knowledge of operative pathology and always be prepared for unknown or unpredictable pathological conditions or variations. True
T/F: Irrigation/Aspiration units may be powered by pressurized nitrogen gas. True
T/F: Sterile surgical drapes may be constructed of either fluid-resistant or fluid-proof materials. True
T/F: Once the skin incision is made the skin knife should be replaced by a clean deep knife. True
T/F: Prep perimeters for ulnar nerve transposition should include the entire arm, shoulder, and axilla, including the hand. True
T/F: Complete hemostasis should be achieved prior to closure of the surgical wound. True
T/F: A Foley catheter insertion typically takes place prior to anesthetizing the Pt in preparation for the surgical procedure. False
When passing ringed instruments, the STSR holds the instrument by the ___ and places the instrument within the surgeon's open hand. Box Lock
The STSR is scrubbing a laparoscopic gastric bypass procedure with the surgeon to her left. The surgeon, who is left handed, has motioned for the laparoscopic Metz scissors. The STSR will pass the instrument to the surgeon using her ___ hand Right
Pledgers are made from ___. Teflon
Ligating clips may be constructed of ___ materials. All of the above (Titanium, stainless-steel, and plastic)
Lahey forceps would most likely be found in a/an ___ instrument set. Laparotomy
Potts-Smith's are classified as ___ instruments. Cutting and Dissecting
The typical intraoperative pressure for pneumoperitoneum is ___. 12-15 mmHg
Once the incision is made, the STSR should anticipate the needs of the surgeon by preparing and passing the ___. ESU handpiece
As the incision is carried deeper into body tissues, the STSR should anticipate the needs of the surgeon and surgical first assistant by replacing instrumentation on the Mayo stand with ___ instruments. Longer
Following application of the surgical dressing, the STSR should ___ before removing the sterile drapes. Secure sharps
The intraoperative phase of surgical case management begins ___. Once the incision is made
Prep perimeter for an ORIF of a medical melleolus fracture would include ___. The foot and entire leg from ankle to knee
For orthopedic procedures, contamination is most likely to occur ___. While draping an extremity
Prep perimeters for MPJ arthroplasty are extended to ___. 7.5 cm above the elbow
A Band-Aid is an example of a simple ___ dressing. Three-layer
A/an ___ is an example of a single-layer dressing. Op-site
A dressing soaked in Dakin's solution and used to mechanically debride dried burn wounds is a ___. Wet-to-dry
A circumferential neck dressing fashioned from a surgical towel and used following a thyroidectomy is a ___. Queen Anne's collar
A ___ is a non-retaining urinary catheter featuring a curved, rigid. Coudé
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