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5 Matching questions

  1. contusion
  2. 10% formalin
  3. non-absorbable sutures
  4. surgical asepsis
  5. suture
  1. a a stitch or the act of sewing/stitching
  2. b used to preserve tissue for biopsies during transport to lab
  3. c a type of closed wound, a bruise
  4. d silk, nylon, Dacron, cotton, stainless steel staples; used on body surface, must be removed
  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. lock box is the hinge so it is on many grasping tools such as forceps and needle holders
  2. Helps hold dressing in place; improve circulation; support or reduce tension or prevent movement. Must be clean, may be sterile.
  3. to cut out of; surgical removal
  4. to tie off; like the end of a blood vessel during surgery
  5. face, eyelid, eyebrow, nose, lip 3-5 days
    scalp 6-8 days
    chest, abdomen, penis 8-10 days
    ear, hand 10-14 days
    back, extremities, foot, joints 12-14 days (handout)

5 True/False questions

  1. traumatic needles"not traumatic needles", no eye, minimizing trauma to skin, called "swaged" needles because the suture is pre-attached, usually curved


  2. atraumatic needleshave eye, must be threaded with suture material, eye is bigger than needle so more traumatic to skin


  3. surgical instrumentscutting instruments: scalpels and dissecting, bandage, suturing and surgical scissors.


  4. inciseto cut into


  5. on the sidea type of closed wound, a bruise