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Assisting with Minor Surgery Worksheet 4
Assisting with Minor Surgery Worksheet 4
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The procedure that uses a needle, probe, or loop heated by electric current to destroy the target tissue is
During the ________________________ period before a surgical procedure begins, the medical assistant's
tasks include providing instructions to the Pt., completing various administrative tasks & easing Pt.'s fears.
The purpose of ___________________ _______________________ is to eliminate all microorganisms
Healing speeds up if the edges of an incision or nonsurgical wound are ________________________ or
brought together so the tissue surfaces are close to each other.
A(n) __________________________ is an unsterile assistant who is free to move about the room and
attend to unsterile needs
A small glass bottle with a self-sealing rubber stopper is called a(n) ____________________________.
Anesthetics that are applied directly to the skin and affect only the area to which they are applied are
A(n) ____________________ _____________________ uses a needle and syringe to aspirate fluid or
A(n) __________________________________ consists of sterile materials used to cover an incision.
A common instrument tray is a(n) ______________________________ tray, used for the removal of a nail.
A surgical wound made by cutting into body tissue is a(n) _______________________.
Another name for a suture material that is either absorbable or nonabsorbable is ____________________.
The wound in this figure is an example of a(n) ____________________________.
Any procedures that occur during surgery are known as ______________________________ procedures.
A movable, stainless-steel instrument tray on a stand is a(n) _______________________________ stand
The use of extreme cold to destroy unwanted tissue is called __________________________; this
procedure is often used to remove skin lesions and lesions on the cervix.
Surgical stitches that use ligatures to close a wound are called _____________________________.
The instrument is a Kelly clamp or ______________________________. (see book illustration
A(n) _____________________ _____________________ is a small amount of tissue removed from the body
for examination under a microscope
The area used during a surgical procedure that is free of microorganisms is the ____________________
A(n) ____________________ _____________________ _____________________ assists in handling
sterile equipment during a surgical procedure.
sterile scrub assistant
Skin cells at the edges of the wound begin to move together to close off the wound during the
_______________________________ phase of wound healing.
The loss of sensation, particularly the feeling of pain, is ___________________________________.
A collection of pus that forms as a result of infection is a(n) ___________________________.
All specimens must be placed in a preservative to prevent changes in tissues. The most common
preservative is a 10% ________________________ solution, which is a dilute solution of formaldehyde.
In the _____________________ period after the surgical procedure, the duties of a medical assistant may
include immediate care of the patient, proper cleaning of the surgical room, and follow-up care of the
A deep wound caused by a sharp object is a(n) ___________________________ wound.
The initial phase of wound healing, in which bleeding is reduced as blood vessels in the affected area
constrict, is the _________________________________ phase.
The wound in this figure is an example of a(n) _______________________________________.
The removal of debris or dead tissue from the wound to expose healthy tissue is called
31. The wound in this figure is an example of a(n) ________________________________.
Procedures to reduce the number of microorganisms but not necessarily eliminate microorganisms is
Any jagged, open wound in the skin that can extend down into the underlying tissue is called a(n)
The medication that causes the loss of sensation either locally or generally is called a(n)
Scar tissue forms during the _________________________________ phase of wound healing
What body systems does alcohol affect?
DNA is crammed into a space nearly 1 million times smaller than itself. What does it first do to organize itself? *
In The Inferno, Canto 2, why is Beatrice not afraid to enter the Inferno and summon Virgil?
In the parables about the man who sows good seed, who does the good seed represent
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