Unit 3 Surgical Radiography
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Principles involved with manipulation of sterile and nonsterile items to prevent or minimize microbiologic contamination
Presence of pathogenic microorganism
Operating rooms, clean core or sterile storage areas
area of peripheral support, such as hallways or corridors leading to restricted areas
Substance or object that is completely free of living microorganisms and is incapable of producing any form of microorganism
areas in which street clothes are permitted such as outer hallways, family waiting areas, locker rooms, and employee lounges
What is the minimum lead equivalent for lead aprons used during surgical radiography?
The greatest amount of scatter occurs on the ________ _________of the fluoroscopic machine which is under the table in most cases.
The least amount of scatter occurs at what location in relation to the primary beam?
Who's responsibility is it to ensure the protection of every individual in the room?
The source to skin distance for c-arm procedures must never be less than:
semi-restricted area attire
Restricted area attire
Is the anesthesiologist a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is the surgeon a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is the radiographer a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is the surgical assistant a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is the biomedical technicians a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is the circulator nurse a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is the scrub nurse a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is the surgical technologist a sterile or unsterile team member?
Is located between the back table and the patient
after each use and before leaving an OR suite
How often should the c-arm be cleaned?
(T or F) It is alright to use a spray bottle cleaner in the OR.
weekly and before a surgical case
How often should equipment be cleaned when it is not regularly used in the OR?
-When a bronchoscope is inserted into the airways through the nose or mouth to allow for visualization of the airways
-Procedure may be performed bedside in the unit, in the endoscopy suite, in the fluoroscopy suite, or in the OR
-Procedure is considered CLEAN but NOT sterile
Surgical line placement
-Fluoroscopic guidance for placement of
various catheters, drainage tubes, and medical devices such as: PICC line, Central Venous Catheter, Surgical Drains, Port-a-cath, Dialysis catheters, Procedure may be performed bedside in the unit, in the fluoroscopy room, or in the OR
-Procedure is performed under aseptic
-Patient is supine with affected leg exposed from hip to toe
-The c-arm should have free movement along the entire length of the leg
-C-arm enters perpendicular to the patient
-Mask image: first image taken with bones
-Subtraction or road-mapping feature used to remove all structures except the contrast