5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- traumatic needles
- tensile strength
- absorbable sutures
- Dilating instruments
- a Dilators:used to enlarge openings like uterine cervix.
Retractors: pull wound edges back.
Speculums open things wider: nasal and vaginal.
- b amount of tension or pull, expressed in pounds that a suture strand can withstand before breaking
- c catgut, Vicryl, PDS II, used internally and are not removesd
- d cauterizes or seals off ends blood vessels using an instrument with a pencil-point sized source of electricity to burn the tissue
- e have eye, must be threaded with suture material, eye is bigger than needle so more traumatic to skin
5 Multiple choice questions
- a common injectable anesthesia. "-caine" indicates anesthesia.
- pt. name , dr's name, date and time of collection, body site or source, your initials (include requisition form)
- applied to the skin or sprayed on with short duration to allow piercing, lancing or injecting for patient comfort; ex: ethyl chloride spray, Emla patch
- go on after sterile short scrub; protects you and keeps sterility
- to cut into
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.
lock box instruments → must be sanitized, disinfected, sterilized for next time or disposed of if they were intended for single use.
Hippocrates → known as the Father of Medicine, first to use boiled water to irrigate wounds (460 BC)
medical asepsis → destroying transient microorganisms after they leave the body; hand washing, disinfecting surfaces in the exam room when patient leaves, sanitizing stethoscope, etc.
contusion → a type of closed wound, a bruise