_____ is performed to create a permanent opening in the tear duct for the drainage of tears.
In preperation for the opthalmic procedure entropion, the scrub should have _______ ready
Which of the following statements regarding optalmic sutures is true?
Sutures should be handled as little as possible
If the patient's arms are tucked at his or her sides imporperly, this could result in ______
nerve and tissue injury
The fluid-filled space between the back of the iris and the front of the lens is the ____
Surgical removal of the eyeball after the eye muscles and optic nerve have been severed is called___
A condition in which the crystalline lens of the eye or its capsule, or both, becomes opaque, with consequent loss of vision, is known as ___
Evisceration is contraindicated in malignancies and blind painful eyes because ___
The ciliary nerves are left intact, and the patient will still experience pain
A complication during exenteration may be a puncture of the bony orbit, ___
where a cerebrospinal fluid leak may occur
An operation that is performed when the sensory layer of the retina and the pigment epithelium layer become separated from each other is called___
A common technique to repair a retinal detachment is to produce ___ between the detached layers.
Clear, watery fluid that fills the anterior and posterior chambers in the front of the eye is called___
Which of the following might be an immediate post-thyroidectomy complication?
unilateral vocal cord paralyssis
To ensure patient safety directly postoperatively, what must accompany the post-thyroidectomy patient to the post-anesthesia recovery unit?
a tracheostomy tray
The ___ transmits the vibrations of the tympanic membrane and the other ossicles to the inner ear via the oval window
The inner ear, which consists of the cochlea and the labyrinth, connected by the vestibule, is also called the ___
The ___ is used to suction the irrigation and wound fluids or debris during otological procedures.
During procedures on the ear, a pledget may be soaked in an antibiotic sollution if ___
it includes steroids to decrease inflammation
The Glasscock dressing___
comes prepackaged and consists of a plastic "bowl" filled with gauze sponges with gauze sponges with Velcro straps to secure it into place
Most endoscopic procedures of the nose are performed to treat ____
inflammatory or infectious diseases
Choanal atresia is a congenital disorder in which ____
the posterior choanae fail to develop properly.
Why is it important that the sterile field not be broken down until the patient is wxtubated and out of the room following a tonsillectomy?
The patient may begin to hmorrhage following extubation
During setup for a thyroidectomy, the patient's neck is hyperextended. This is done by ____
placing a rolled towel under the patient's neck and shoulders
The ___ enters the mandible on the deep surface of the ramus, providing sensation to the teeth
inferior alveolaar nerve
Why would a patient with a mandible fracture complain of numbness of his or her chin?
The mental nerve provides sensation to the chin
Which of the following instruments would not be found on an ORIF of a fractured mandble?
Because the ___ procedure is typically done on newborn infants, very tiny instrumentation is required
bilateral choanal atresia
Skin grafts that consist of the epidermis and a portion of the papillary dermis are called ___ grafts
A scab or dry crust caused by a thrmal or chemical burn, infection, or excoriating skin disease is called ___
Mineral oil is frequently used during plastic surgery procedures to ___
provide lubrication, which allows the dermatome to glide easily over the graft site
which of the following statements regarding laser resurfacing is not true?
The patient's eyes do not need to be covered as they are colsed
The transconjunctival approach in lower lid blepharooplasty ___
is used in patients who only require fat pad removal
In laseer resurfacing, wet towels are placed around the surgical site to ___
reduce the risk of thermal damage to other tissue
During a removval of a superficial facial lesion, retraction of the skin edges is done by using ___
double or single skin hooks
Following the removal of a lesion and before sending the lesion to pathology, the surgeon will ask for ___
2-0 silk to mark the lesion
Grafts that are raised from the donor site but are not immediately severed free are called____
After debridement of a third-degree burn, an allograft of ____ may be used to cover the wound
banked cadaver skin
Which of the following is the responsibility of the surgical rech in the care of a free graft?
keep the graft in a moist saline-soaked sponge while the surgeon prepares the recipient site
Which of the following statements about palcement of a tourniquet for repair of syndactyly is true?
It is important that the tourniquet be the right size to ensure adequate hemostasis
To prepare your surgical patient for a liposuction, the surgeon will begin by___
injecting large volumes of lidocaine and epinephrine that have been diluted in LR's
____ best describes one that would be made in a TRAM flap
An elliptical incision in the transverse plain made in the lower abd.
Which one of the following statements about liposuction is not true?
Prepping the area with a tincture of alcohol and LR's makes the tissue easy to handle and easy to visualize during the procedure
why is nasal intubation preferred when arch bar application is anticipated?
To provide access to the oral cavity
A burn that destroys the epidermis, dermis, and accessory organs of the skin is a __ burn
If skin is taken from an unburned area of the patine and used ass a transplant, it is called an
Which type of donor skin graft includes the epidermis, dermis, and possibly subcutaneous tissue?
Which of the following best describes the area of the skin preparation for a reduction mammoplasty?
chest and breast, chin to ziphoid process including axilla
Which procedure involves an initial skin incision within the hairline beginning in the temporal region superior to the ear?
All of the following are true for liposuction except that it
can be used as a permanent means of weight loss
Which statement regarding an abdominoplasty is NOT true
Abdominoplasty is the removal of abdominal fat in a patient who is obese
The main reason for using mineral oil during procurement of a skin graft using a dermatome is to ___
What is applied to a skin graft for lubrication to allow for a dermatome to easily pass over the skin?
Which surgical procedure is performed to improve the cosmetic appearance ofthe chin by correcting micrognathia?
Which type of flap allows the tissue to be transferred to remain attached to its blood supply?
A small lump on the inner or outer surface of the eyelid caused by an inflammatory reaction of material trapped inside an oil secreting gland is called a
What medical term refers to the condition in which the digits of the hands or feet fail to separate?
Which statement regarding the aging process is NOT true?
The aging process is slowed by exposure to the sun
The anterior portion of the palate that consists of the palantine process of each maxilla and palantine bones is known as the