5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dilating instruments
- anesthesia and pt. medical history.
- fenestrated drape
- a All communication to and from pt. prior to administering anesthesia. Also MUST ask about allergies prior to administering anesthesia.
- b sterile drape with fenestration/window/hole to put over surgical site to only expose immediate area for procedure
- c Dilators:used to enlarge openings like uterine cervix.
Retractors: pull wound edges back.
Speculums open things wider: nasal and vaginal.
- d a type of closed wound, a bruise
- e a common injectable anesthesia. "-caine" indicates anesthesia.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Signs inflammation has moved to infection: exudate, systemic heat, nausea, general malaise, function loss
- to examine body cavities.
scopes have lights: coloscope, bronchoscope, anoscope, endoscope.
probes or sounds
- catgut, Vicryl, PDS II, used internally and are not removesd
- A. sterile saline 0.9% comes in 1. multiple dose vial for injections, 2 larger container for rinsing and irrigating wounds. B. sterile water comes in 1. multiple dose vial for use as diluent for mixing meds, 2. large container for rinsing instruments after chemical disinfection.
- 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
incise → to cut into
topical anesthesia → destroying transient microorganisms after they leave the body; hand washing, disinfecting surfaces in the exam room when patient leaves, sanitizing stethoscope, etc.
excise → to cut into
minor surgical procedures performed in the medical office → are less complex than major; uses local vs. general anesthesia; is an office procedure vs. hospitalization. could include electrosurgery, laser surgery, microsurgery, or cryosurgery,
traumatic needles → "not traumatic needles", no eye, minimizing trauma to skin, called "swaged" needles because the suture is pre-attached, usually curved