5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- anesthesia and pt. medical history.
- medical asepsis
- medically aseptic hand wash
- surgical asepsis
- a All communication to and from pt. prior to administering anesthesia. Also MUST ask about allergies prior to administering anesthesia.
- b 2-3 minutes; hands and wrists; hands held down for rinsing; pathogens loosened and carried away from hands and wrists; clean nails with pick; hands together for friction; dry with paper towels; lotion use ok; apply gloves for protection; (removes transient flora)
- c destroying transient microorganisms after they leave the body; hand washing, disinfecting surfaces in the exam room when patient leaves, sanitizing stethoscope, etc.
- d to cut out of; surgical removal
- e preventing contact with all microorganisms before they can enter the body; no microbial life. Autoclaving surgical instruments, using sterile gloves, maintaining sterile field, sterile draping, etc.
5 Multiple choice questions
- must be sterile (specifics in other flashcard set)
- a type of closed wound, a bruise
- may be added to anesthesia, will have red labelling. It is a vasoconstrictor and should not be used on Pts with hypertension or on areas that are extremities. It's benefit is less bleeding during procedure.
- requires higher heat 320 F, and longer exposure 3-4 hours; done in an autoclave, for easily corroding instruments like sharp blades or things that should not get wet.
- must be sanitized, disinfected, sterilized for next time or disposed of if they were intended for single use.
5 True/False questions
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.
electrocautery → a common injectable anesthesia. "-caine" indicates anesthesia.
Dilating instruments → grasping or clamping: hemostatic forceps, tissue forceps, dressing or thumb forceps, sponge forceps, splinter forceps
sterile solution → go on after sterile short scrub; protects you and keeps sterility
Purpose of suturing → to approximate edges (bring edges together) speed healing, reduce scarring