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5 Matching questions

  1. When a sterile member of the surgical team is performing their scrub prior to surgery the contact time with the antiseptic must be how long (ie. how long should a surgical scrub take)?
  2. T or F When performing a surgical scrub it is important to scrub your hands and arms vigorously with the scrub brush.
  3. Exercise is restricted in small animals for up to ____ days to allow incisions to heal.
  4. When preparing a patient for surgery which of the following could be used for the final prep?
    Choose one answer. a. betadine scrub
    b. chlorhexidine solution
    c. chlorhexidine scrub
    d. isopropyl alcohol
  5. Marks: 1 A tattoo is placed in the _______ of animals that have been surgically altered.
  1. a F (The important thing is contact time with the antiseptic scrub - it is important to ensure the antiseptic has enough time to kill bacteria on the skin surface (generally about 5 minutes of contact time is needed)- you do not need to scrub vigorously. Over zealous scrubbing can damage the skin and may actually expose microbes from deeper tissues layers to surface.)
  2. b 14
  3. c 5 mins
  4. d b
  5. e right ear

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. F
  2. T
  3. F
  4. paracostal incision
  5. 1. Two letters: indicates clinic or org. that placed tatto 2. Single Letter: indicates year tattoo placed 3. Number: indicates chronological placement in logbook

5 True/False questions

  1. This incision may start and stop anywhere from sternum to pelvic brimventral midline incision


  2. Marks: 1 When preparing a patient for surgery what is used after the antiseptic scrub to remove detergent residue and oils from the skin?isopropyl alcohol


  3. T or F When wearing sterile gloves the OR nurse must ensure the gloves only contact sterile objects and remain above waist and table level.F


  4. T or F A bactericial disinfectant is the idea solution to use for the final prep before surgery in order to kill bacteria on the skin.F


  5. T or F If a small puncture is noticed in a surgical glove during surgery, it is okay to leave it until surgery is completeF