Surgical Technology Examination Appleton & Lange Pg151-154 Cst Exam Prep

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Surgical Technology Examination Appleton & Lange pg151-154 CST exam prep

  

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1.  1261. CPR is instituted if
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  1255. The first and most important step for successful resuscitation in cardiac arrest is
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  1262. The first action to be taken in the event of a cardiac arrest in the OR is to
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  1249. Which pulse is checked during a cardiac arrest effort?
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  1252. All of the following are results from aspiration of gastric contents during anesthesia EXCEPT
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  1234. The most common congenital cardiac anomaly in the cyanotic group is
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  1232. Incomplete closure of paired vertebral arches that can be treated surgically is known as
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  1239. What surgery is performed to treat otitis media?
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  1237. An abnormal communication between the aorta and the pulmonary artery of an infant is termed
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  1241. Which of the following is the primary indication for the total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee in the elderly persons?
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  1228.The condition involving premature closure of infant cranial suture lines is referred to as
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  1251. An anesthetic complication characterized by progressive elevation of body temperature is known as malignant
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  1226. Hirschsprung's disease is synonymous with
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  1248. Sudden shortness of breath in a postoperative patient may be indicative of
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  1231. A Wilms' tumor, the most common intra-abdominal childhood tumor is known as a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  1244. An emergency drug that increases myocardial contractility is
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  1242. What is the predominant reason for urological surgery in elderly men?
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  1236. A cardiac procedure used primarily for anomalies associated with excessive pulmonary flow due to large intracardiac left-to-right shunt is called
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  1260. Who is responsible for recording all medications given during CPR in the OR?
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  1263. Intraoperative and postoperative emergency procedures require the scrub person to
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  1246. Xylocaine is used intravenously for
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  1256. The responsibility of the scrub nurse in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is to
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  1227. The condition evidenced by incomplete closure of the vertebral arches in newborns is
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  1238. Failure of the abdominal viscera to become encapsulated within the peritoneal cavity during fetal development is known as a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  1235. The mechanical strength of a weak eye muscle due to strabismus in a pediatric patient can be corrected by all of the following EXCEPT
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  1243. An emergency drug usefull in ventricular fibrillation or tachycardia is
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  1265. What is the disposition of all sharps that have been passed off the field intraoperatively?
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  1264. The following rules apply to needle use at the field EXCEPT
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  1259. When cardiac arrest occurs, resuscitative measures must begin within
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  1233. Nonclosure at birth of the duct that carries blood from the pulmonary artery directly to the aorta is termed
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  1229. An imperforate anus means
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  1245. The action of sodium bicarbonate in an advanced life support effort is to
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  1247. If cardiac arrest occurs in the OR, who is responsible for handling artificial ventilation?
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  1250. Airways should be
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  1258. When handing a syringe of medication to the surgeon for a local anesthetic, the scrub nurse should
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  1257. A safety precaution used when a patient is being shocked with the defibrillator is
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  1267. What is the first step in handling the used and unused instruments after a case is completed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  1266. A washer-decontaminator, used after instruments are presoaked, uses which of the following processes to remove blood and protein?
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  1253. A telethermometer monitors the body temperature during surgery. It can be placed in all of the following areas EXCEPT the
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  1230. Geriatric patients are more prone to each of the following EXCEPT
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  1254.Dark blood in the operative field may indicate that the patient is
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  1240. What problem is most commonly seen in the pediatric postoperative patient?
A.
B.
C.
D.
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