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

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