Aseptic Technique True/false

15 Questions  I  By Tgeary on October 13, 2009
True/false questions testing your knowledge of asepsis

  

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1.  Living tissue cannot be sterilized but can be rendered surgically clean.
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2.  An open-gloving technique would be used when performing urinary catheterization.
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3.  Only sterile items can be placed on the sterile field.
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4.  When performing closed gloving, you must first pull the gown cuffs up and over your wrists before donning the gloves.
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5.  At the end of a surgical procedure, the gloves are removed before the gown.
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6.  During the gowning and gloving of other team members, interaction among the team often sets the tone for the entire surgical procedure.
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7.  The term sterile is absolute; an item is either sterile or not sterile.
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8.  If the surgical technologist contaminates his or her gloves intraoperatively, a sterile team member must reglove him or her.
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9.  It is not recommended that sterile supplies be left open prior to a case for more than 2 hours unless the surgeon gives his or her okay.
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10.  Sterile personnel must pass each other back to front.
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11.  Even if there is no visible sign of a tear, if a glove is thought to have been punctured, it should be changed.
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12.  Hand washing is not necessary if gloves are worn.
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13.  During the surgical scrub, you must avoid harsh friction with the brush, because it causes irritation and skin breakdown.
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14.  The amount of space that should be left between sterile and nonsterile surfaces is 2 to 4 inches.
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15.  The edges of a wrapper are considered sterile.
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