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IAHCSMM Practice Test Ii

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1.  Saturated steam should possess a relative humidity level of_________ for effective steam sterilization.
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2.  Turbidity occurs when water contains sediments or solids that, when stirred, make the water appear cloudy.
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3.  The temperature in Decontamination Area should be between:
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4.  Sterile Packaging and Storage areas temperatures should be between 76 deg F - 83 deg F with less than 75% relative humidity.
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5.  Mercury is still being used today as a disinfecting agent in Central Service.
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6.  The relative humidity in Decontamination should be____________.
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7.  Process that utilizes an agent that kills viruses, mycobacteria, fungi, and vegetative bacteria but not bacterial spores.
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8.  Dry Heat is a relatively slow-acting sterilizing agent, and generally requires higher temperatures than other sterilization methods.
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9.  Root cause analysis is a pro active process used after an unwanted event has occurred to analyze what may have led to the event.
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10.  Steam pressure on the chamber and jacket gauges must be equal during the exposure phase of the cycle: both should be at least__________ for a 270 degree Fahrenheit.
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11.  Procedures used by healthcare facilities to confirm that the validation undertaken by the equipment manufacturer is applicable to the specific setting.
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12.  A Central Service Tech can use a "Pencil Eraser," to help determine the difference between staining and rusting.
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13.  The Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990 requires health care facilities to become subject to user reporting requirements.
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14.  When a person is favored because of a quality found to be attractive or valuable is known as___________.
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15.  Virus-like infectious agents that cause a variety of neurodegenerative diseases of humans and animals.
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16.  The length of time a disinfectant can be properly stored after which it must be discarded is known as Use Life.
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17.  The__________ represents the number of times per year that inventory is purchased, consumed, and replaced.
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18.  A heat transfer method in which heat is absorbed by an item's exterior surface, and passed inward to the next layer.
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19.  Disinfectants are not the same as antiseptics.
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20.  This tissue covers the body's external surface and the linings of body cavities.
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21.  _________ allow us to lower our head as the vertebrae of the neck slide over one another.
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22.  A band of connective tissue that connects a bone to another bone is called Tendons.
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23.  Equipment used to remove impurities and waste products from the blood before returning it to the patients body is known as Hemodialyzers.
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24.  This Metal is also known as 300 series stainless steel.
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25.  Reverse Osmosis process uses a molecular filter to retain salts, remove bacteria and pyrogens.
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26.  Fascia is a band or sheet of fibrous connective tissue.
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27.  The Spankhowzer classification system categorizes instrument disinfection needs according to its intended use and its risk of transmitting disease.
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28.  The flasking technique can be used to produce sterile distilled water and isotonic solutions in the Central Service Department.
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29.  Surgical Suffix, "ostomy,"  means:
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30.  In an ABC analysis, _________ represent the greatest number and percentage of items, but the lowest total dollar value.
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31.  To test scissors sharpness, scissors 4 1/2" and larger should use_________ test material.
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32.  The muscles are involuntary or visceral muscles because they contract and function without our conscious control. They control breathing, movement of food and fluid in the digestive system.
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33.  Fomite is an inanimate object that can transmit bacteria
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34.  Atmospheric pressure at sea level is?
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35.  There should be up to 8 air exchanges per hour in Decontamination to ensure all requirements are met.
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36.  _________ refers to the removal of any residue of cleaning agents and chemicals remaining after the cleaning process, and is necessary regardless of whether a manual or automated cleaning process is used.
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37.  Tungsten Carbide Blades are know for their Black Handles
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38.  Hemigastrectomy is the removal of the stomach
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39.  The process used by an ultrasonic cleaner in which low-pressure bubbles in a cleaning solution burst inward, and dislodge soil from instrumentation.
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40.  Mechanical Washers work on the principle of _________.
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41.  Principle of Asepsis, "Know what is sterile," is known as which principle.
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42.  ____________  devices are the most stringently regulated devices and include heart valves, pacemakers and other life-sustaining devices. These devices must obtain a pre-market approval from the FDA.
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43.  Preventive maintenance is designed to identify potential problems after they occur.
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44.  Class 3 integrators are a good choice for sterility assurance monitoring because they monitor all the critical parameters of the sterilization cycle.
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45.  Compounds that contain a positive electrical charge on the large organic hydrophobic molecule.
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46.  A microorganism with a thick wall surrounding it that enables the organism to survive in adverse conditions including high temperatures.
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47.  Peripheral Nervous System is the part of the nervous system that includes the brain and spinal cord.
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48.  Christopher Gram developed the stain known as an acid-fast stain.
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49.  The lining matter of a cell between the cell membrane and nucleus is referred to as Cell Membrane.
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50.  The___________ is the largest internal organ in the human body.
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51.  Protective plastic over-wraps should be atleast_________ mils thick to ensure sterility.
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52.  Cytoplasm describes all living materials in the cell.
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53.  The process by which some cells can ingest bacteria or other foreign particles.
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54.  Catheters are treated with silver nitrate to decrease infections.
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55.  The overall covering or lining of a joint is called a synovial membrane.
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