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  1. anesthesia and pt. medical history.
  2. medical asepsis
  3. excise
  4. medically aseptic hand wash
  5. surgical asepsis
  1. a All communication to and from pt. prior to administering anesthesia. Also MUST ask about allergies prior to administering anesthesia.
  2. 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)
  3. c destroying transient microorganisms after they leave the body; hand washing, disinfecting surfaces in the exam room when patient leaves, sanitizing stethoscope, etc.
  4. d to cut out of; surgical removal
  5. 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

  1. must be sterile (specifics in other flashcard set)
  2. a type of closed wound, a bruise
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. must be sanitized, disinfected, sterilized for next time or disposed of if they were intended for single use.

5 True/False questions

  1. incisional proceduresFrom 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.


  2. electrocauterya common injectable anesthesia. "-caine" indicates anesthesia.


  3. Dilating instrumentsgrasping or clamping: hemostatic forceps, tissue forceps, dressing or thumb forceps, sponge forceps, splinter forceps


  4. sterile solutiongo on after sterile short scrub; protects you and keeps sterility


  5. Purpose of suturingto approximate edges (bring edges together) speed healing, reduce scarring


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