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

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