100 Test 2-asepsis, Sterilization, Emergencies & Instrumentation

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Instrumentation Quizzes & Trivia

To be seen as a good medical practitioner he has to have proper knowledge of how to use and sterilize medical equipment in order to have access to them. Take the quiz below and see just how ready you are to be actively engaged in the medical field. Best of luck out there!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The circuit of the esu consists of the generator, the active electrode, the dispersive electrode and the _____________.
    • A. 

      Patient

    • B. 

      Surgeon

    • C. 

      Generator

    • D. 

      Cautery

  • 2. 
    Clamp most often used to compress blood vessels to achieve hemostasis
    • A. 

      Kelly

    • B. 

      Hemostat

    • C. 

      Mosquito clamp

    • D. 

      Vanderbilt

  • 3. 
    Lumens and suction devices must be ___________ after a surgical procedure.
    • A. 

      Flushed until clear prior to sterilization

    • B. 

      Sent immediately for flash sterilization

    • C. 

      Placed in gluteraldehyde for an hour

    • D. 

      Wrapped and labeled

  • 4. 
    What seeks to extend and enhance human capabilities by using powerful computers?
    • A. 

      Wirelessly-accessible databases

    • B. 

      IPads

    • C. 

      Robots

    • D. 

      X-rays

  • 5. 
    Virucides are
    • A. 

      Agents that kill bacteria and vectors

    • B. 

      Agents that kill spores and viruses

    • C. 

      Agents that sterilize instruments

    • D. 

      Agents that kill viruses

  • 6. 
    In the 1920's, the physicist __________ developed the first spark gap tube generator, which culminated in the electrosurgical generator.
    • A. 

      Newton

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Bovie

    • D. 

      Da vinci

  • 7. 
    Terminal sterilization means
    • A. 

      To render an item safe to handle by sterilization

    • B. 

      To disinfect an item with a bactericidal product

    • C. 

      To make an instrument surgically clean

    • D. 

      To make an a fomite

  • 8. 
    Electrosurgery is the application of ____________ current to coagulate or cut tissue.
    • A. 

      Harmonized

    • B. 

      Thermal

    • C. 

      Displaced

    • D. 

      Electrical

  • 9. 
    The most common form of energy is 
    • A. 

      Electrical

    • B. 

      Mechanical

    • C. 

      Homocidal

    • D. 

      Surgical

  • 10. 
    Implants can be flashed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Pharmacological form of coagulation for blood vessels
    • A. 

      Direct pressure

    • B. 

      Absorbable gelatin/gelfoam

    • C. 

      Penicillin

    • D. 

      Bone wax

  • 12. 
    Neuro sponges used for hemostasis
    • A. 

      Raytecs

    • B. 

      Patties

    • C. 

      Lap sponges

    • D. 

      Pledgets

  • 13. 
    Whereas speed is not dependent upon direction, velocity involves direction and _____________.
    • A. 

      Trauma

    • B. 

      Trajectory

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Load bearing

  • 14. 
    What must penetrate wovens, muslin, paper/disposable, genesis cases and peel packs to actually sterilize in steam sterilization?
    • A. 

      A sterilant liquid

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      The steam itself

    • D. 

      Pressure

  • 15. 
    Items must be dry and towels can't be included with plasma gas sterilization methods
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Rigid endoscope cleaning method
    • A. 

      Channels and holes must be thoroughly cleaned, washed under pressure, then cleared with air

    • B. 

      Channels must be rinsed with a bleach solution for 10 minutes, then rinsed and dried

    • C. 

      Channels must be soaked overnight in an alcohol-based disinfectant

    • D. 

      Just make sure you can't see chunks before you send it to the cleaning people

  • 17. 
    Used for small bleeders in vessel anastomosis
    • A. 

      Amperes

    • B. 

      Pledgets

    • C. 

      Lap sponges

    • D. 

      Thrombin

  • 18. 
    Fomite:
    • A. 

      walls, floors, cabinets, furniture and nonsterile supplies aren't included in this category

    • B. 

      A piece of jewelry or a hair feather that falls into the sterile field

    • C. 

      Obama if he were sterile

    • D. 

      My lucky rabbit's foot after it's been flashed sterilized

  • 19. 
    The active electrode is also called the
    • A. 

      Electrosurgical pencil

    • B. 

      Knife

    • C. 

      Tissue blaster

    • D. 

      Hemostasis cautery bivucator

  • 20. 
    Bacillus stearothermophilus
    • A. 

      Most common cause of surgical site infections

    • B. 

      Common cause of diarrhea in pediatric patients

    • C. 

      Common biological sterility monitor

    • D. 

      Common chemical sterility monitor

  • 21. 
    Every load run through a sterilizing machine should have a chemical sterility monitor included
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In the hemostatic process, injury to a vessel triggers _________.
    • A. 

      Vasodilation

    • B. 

      Excess adrenaline

    • C. 

      Bradycardia and dyspnea

    • D. 

      Vasoconstriction

  • 23. 
    During hemostasis, after platelets begin adhering to a blood vessel wall, what happens next?
    • A. 

      ADP is released, causing more platelets to adhere

    • B. 

      A scab forms

    • C. 

      ATP is released, causing more platelets to adhere

    • D. 

      The vessel swells

  • 24. 
    Cleaning done between cases most often includes
    • A. 

      Dusting high places

    • B. 

      Terminal cleaning, especially if it was a relatively clean case

    • C. 

      Gross decontamination of instruments, cleaning gross debris from OR furniture, and changing sheets

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Intermediate-level disinfection takes how long?
    • A. 

      10-15 minutes

    • B. 

      10 hours

    • C. 

      3 minutes

    • D. 

      4 minutes

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