Quiz Over Medical Devices And Surgical Instruments

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Quiz Over Medical Devices And Surgical Instruments

There are different instruments and devices used by a surgeon or medical practitioner during a surgery. Knowledge of how to use these is very important as using the wrong one may lead to unwanted accidents in the operating room. Test your knowledge on these instruments and devices by taking the simple quiz below. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Surgical instruments are either single use or reprocessed?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What are the benefits of minimally invasive surgeries?
    • A. 

      Anesthesia is never used

    • B. 

      Quick recover, small incisions, less hospital time, less anesthesia and less trauma.

    • C. 

      It can be done by a nurse instead of a doctor.

    • D. 

      The surgery usually last 30-45 minutes.

  • 3. 
    What instruments/ tools used during minimally invasive procedures?
    • A. 

      Chisels, t-handle and screws.

    • B. 

      Mallet, osteotomes and drills.

    • C. 

      Cannula using lasers, endoscopes or laprascopes.

  • 4. 
    Type response below
  • 5. 
    All are types of endoscopes except one.
    • A. 

      Bronchoscope introduced into the body through the mouth to see the Trachea and bronchi of the lungs.

    • B. 

      Colposcope introduced into the body through the ear to see the brain.

    • C. 

      Cystoscope introduced into the body through the urethra to see the inside of the bladder.

    • D. 

      Laparoscope introduced into the body through a opening in the abdomen to see the stomach, liver or other abdominal organs.

  • 6. 
    Central Service does not branch out to clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, doctor's offices and other facilities that are away from the facilities main location.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Is [your statement here] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Is [your statement here] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Because of the growing need for reprocessing medical devices and surgical instruments the industry has responded by?
    • A. 

      Buying more equipment and firing Central Service Technicians.

    • B. 

      Limit the amount of procedures done daily.

    • C. 

      Using disposable only medical devices and surgical instruments.

    • D. 

      Outsourcing services, establishing satellite processing units with centralized management and creating a integrated delivery network that includes healthcare providers arrange for services that target a specific population.

  • 10. 
    Why centralize Central Service?
    • A. 

      Lunch breaks are easier to manage and control.

    • B. 

      Management can keep a eye on staff.

    • C. 

      Maximize people, equipment and utilities. Get more done in a shorter time

  • 11. 
    Where are soiled, dirty medical devices and surgical instruments dropped off and clean and sterile medical devices and surgical instruments are picked up?
    • A. 

      Central Service

    • B. 

      The O.R.

    • C. 

      Material Management

    • D. 

      Shipping and receiving

  • 12. 
    Central Service departments across the globe provide different services but are all expected to have the same standard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Other names for Central Service.
    • A. 

      Central Service

    • B. 

      Central Community

    • C. 

      Sterile Processing

    • D. 

      Central Supply

  • 14. 
    Central Service has a _______________ workflow.
  • 15. 
    In the Decontamination room items are put through?
    • A. 

      Examination

    • B. 

      The cart washer

    • C. 

      A chemical and physical process

    • D. 

      The sonic

  • 16. 
    Used items begin their journey where in the CS department?
    • A. 

      In the Decontamination room

    • B. 

      Prep and Pack

  • 17. 
    Decontamination involves a physical (manual cleaning) and chemical process (enzymatic solution, thermal disinfection or high level disinfection).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    _________is the first step in the sterilization process.
  • 19. 
    Proper techniques for cleaning are decisions made by CS techs in the Decontamination room all day everyday.  CS techs must decide to:
    • A. 

      Submerge items in water or not

    • B. 

      Handwashing and put in mechanical washer

    • C. 

      Handwash only

    • D. 

      Decide what items are reusable or disposable

    • E. 

      Decide which items to discard in the sharps container

    • F. 

      Decide if items could go in the ultrasonic machine or not

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