5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- anesthesia and pt. medical history.
- topical anesthesia
- Sharps instruments
- a 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
- b to tie off; like the end of a blood vessel during surgery
- c All communication to and from pt. prior to administering anesthesia. Also MUST ask about allergies prior to administering anesthesia.
- d cutting instruments: scalpels and dissecting, bandage, suturing and surgical scissors.
- e a type of closed wound, a bruise
5 Multiple choice questions
- to approximate edges (bring edges together) speed healing, reduce scarring
- known as the Father of Medicine, first to use boiled water to irrigate wounds (460 BC)
- Helps hold dressing in place; improve circulation; support or reduce tension or prevent movement. Must be clean, may be sterile.
- 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.
- pt. name , dr's name, date and time of collection, body site or source, your initials (include requisition form)
5 True/False questions
Grasping instruments → grasping or clamping: hemostatic forceps, tissue forceps, dressing or thumb forceps, sponge forceps, splinter forceps
fenestrated drape → an area separate from the sterile field, but should be nearby; can turn your back on it, may have unopened sterile items and all items will at least be clean.
chromic gut vs. plain gut sutures → silk, nylon, Dacron, cotton, stainless steel staples; used on body surface, must be removed
Size of sutures-uses → overall: smallest possible for face 7-0 ideally,
higher for joints and higher tension areas or deep sutures more like 4-0 (handout)
10% formalin → a common injectable anesthesia. "-caine" indicates anesthesia.