Surgical Tech Practice Quiz

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The doctrine of respondeat superior refers to:

"Let the Master answer" or the Employer is responsible for the employee's actions

Wrapped instrument sets must be sterilized for ____ minutes at 250 degrees Fahrenheit for steam sterilization.

at least 30 minutes

The complete destruction of all living organisms is known as:

Sterilization

How long should the EtO biological indicator be incubated before the reading is recorded?

48 hours

The combination of what two factors kills microbes during steam sterilization?

Heat and Moisture

What is the technical term for robotic arms?

Manipulators

What medical terminology suffix means "surgical puncture to remove fluid?"

-Centesis

How much fluid is required to inflate the indwelling Foley catheter 5 cc balloon?

10 cc altogether
5 ccs = inflate the balloon and 5 ccs remains in the catheter tubing

The temperature in the Operating Room is maintained between:

65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit

Spherically shaped bacteria that occur in chains are referred to as:

Streptococci

A resectoscope is used during a/an:

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

Which type of suture technique is used to invert the stump of the appendix during an appendectomy?

Purse-String

Which type of scissors are the best choice for extending an arterial incision?

Potts-Smith Scissors

The pulse oximetry reading in a patient should remain at least at or above what percent?

95%

What type of needle is used when suturing the skin?

Reverse Cutting Needle

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