Do You Know Antisepsis In Surgery?

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Do You Know Antisepsis In Surgery?

Antisepsis is important in surgery to reduce the risk of microbial, post-operative infection in patients. The operating room and equipments must be sterile to prevent infections.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following scientists used carboxylic acid as an antiseptic?
    • A. 

      Joseph Lister

    • B. 

      Alexander Flemming

    • C. 

      Robert Bob

    • D. 

      Jean Bean

  • 2. 
    The first apparatus to be used for sterilization of surgical materials and equipments was invented in 
    • A. 

      1881

    • B. 

      1892

    • C. 

      1882

    • D. 

      1867

  • 3. 
    The use of gloves as a protective wear during surgery started in 
    • A. 

      1896

    • B. 

      1896

    • C. 

      1897

    • D. 

      1898

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not an aseptic measure?
    • A. 

      Wearing surgical gown

    • B. 

      Using surgical barriers

    • C. 

      Using safe operating technique

    • D. 

      Spraying operating room with antiseptics

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not a factor affecting the effectiveness of surgical hand antisepsis?
    • A. 

      The cleansing method

    • B. 

      The duration of cleansing

    • C. 

      The sterility of the operating room

    • D. 

      Choice of antiseptic solution

  • 6. 
    Concerning antiseptics, which of these is odd?
    • A. 

      Antimicrobial soaps

    • B. 

      Aqueous scrubs

    • C. 

      Alcohol rubs

    • D. 

      Antiseptic towel

  • 7. 
    Prior to surgery, the following should be done except
    • A. 

      Removal of finger rings

    • B. 

      Removal of nail polish

    • C. 

      Removal of artificial nail

    • D. 

      Removal of gloves

  • 8. 
    All of the following are risk factors in surgery except 
    • A. 

      Colonization with preexisting microbes

    • B. 

      Improper glucose control

    • C. 

      Inadequate wound dressing protocol

    • D. 

      Incidence of resistant microbes

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a prevention strategy in combating infection during surgery?
    • A. 

      Administration of Vancomycin 2 hours prior to surgery.

    • B. 

      Selection of agents based on surgical procedure

    • C. 

      Use of razor in removing hair

    • D. 

      Closing of doors to the operating room

  • 10. 
    Which of the following has greater antimicrobial activity?
    • A. 

      Aloe

    • B. 

      Alcohol Chlorhexidiene

    • C. 

      Sulphur solution

    • D. 

      Chlorinated water