5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- absorbable sutures
- sterile gloves
- labelling tissue sample
- traumatic needles
- a have eye, must be threaded with suture material, eye is bigger than needle so more traumatic to skin
- b catgut, Vicryl, PDS II, used internally and are not removesd
- c a type of closed wound, a bruise
- d go on after sterile short scrub; protects you and keeps sterility
- e pt. name , dr's name, date and time of collection, body site or source, your initials (include requisition form)
5 Multiple choice questions
- an area separate from the sterile field, but should be nearby; can turn your back on it, may have unopened sterile items and all items will at least be clean.
- a stitch or the act of sewing/stitching
- grasping or clamping: hemostatic forceps, tissue forceps, dressing or thumb forceps, sponge forceps, splinter forceps
- Signs inflammation has moved to infection: exudate, systemic heat, nausea, general malaise, function loss
- made from sheep historically, both are absorbable sutures. Chromic gut is treated with chromic salts and will last longer (up to 60 days)
5 True/False questions
medical asepsis → destroying transient microorganisms after they leave the body; hand washing, disinfecting surfaces in the exam room when patient leaves, sanitizing stethoscope, etc.
incise → to cut into
Post-op instruments → must be sanitized, disinfected, sterilized for next time or disposed of if they were intended for single use.
incisional procedures → From largest to smallest 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 "aught", 1-0 or 0 or one-aught, 2-0 or 00 or two-aught, 3-0 or 000 or three-aught, 4-0 or 0000 or four-aught, 5-0 or 00000 or five-aught, 6-0 or 000000 or six-aught, 7-0 or 0000000 or seven-aught. The more zeros, the smaller the gauge.
Purpose of suturing → to approximate edges (bring edges together) speed healing, reduce scarring