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