Practice Exam IV

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  • 1. 
    The most common cause of retinal detachment is:
    • A. 

      Trauma

    • B. 

      Aging

    • C. 

      Inflammation

    • D. 

      Glaucoma

  • 2. 
    A fleshy encroachment of conjunctiva onto the cornea is:
    • A. 

      Pterygium

    • B. 

      Chalazion

    • C. 

      Strabismus

    • D. 

      Ecchymosis

  • 3. 
    What is another name for electro-surgical unit grounding pad?
    • A. 

      Surgical pencil

    • B. 

      Foot switch

    • C. 

      Active electrode

    • D. 

      Dispersive (or inactive electrode)

  • 4. 
    An uneven curvature of the cornea is known as:
    • A. 

      Myopia

    • B. 

      Strabismus

    • C. 

      Astigmatism

    • D. 

      Hypercopia

  • 5. 
    Endometrial laser ablation is most commonly treated by;
    • A. 

      Argon laser

    • B. 

      Nd: YAG laser

    • C. 

      Free electron laser

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 6. 
    Abdominal laparoscopy may be indicated for:
    • A. 

      Lysis of adhesions

    • B. 

      Wedge resections

    • C. 

      Ablation of liver tumors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A thoraco-abdominal incision may be use for:
    • A. 

      Parietal gastrectomy

    • B. 

      Hiatal hernia repair

    • C. 

      Pancreatic procedures

    • D. 

      Cholecystectomy

  • 8. 
    How often are tourniquets deflated during surgery?
    • A. 

      Every 30 minutes

    • B. 

      Every hour for several minutes

    • C. 

      Every 2 hours for several minutes

    • D. 

      Every 3 hours for several minutes

  • 9. 
    A noninvasive test to study blood flow and metabolic functions in the brain and heart is:
    • A. 

      Positron emission tomography (PET)

    • B. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

    • C. 

      Angiography

    • D. 

      Computerized axial tomography (CAT)

  • 10. 
    The least inert of all the synthetic meshes is:
    • A. 

      Marlex mesh

    • B. 

      Vicryl mesh

    • C. 

      Mersilene mesh

    • D. 

      Gortex mesh

  • 11. 
    A mesh that is not preferred in the presence of infection is:
    • A. 

      Marlex mesh

    • B. 

      Braided Mersilene mesh

    • C. 

      Vicryl mesh

    • D. 

      Stainless steel mesh

  • 12. 
    Fibrin glue, methyl methacrylate, and butyl cyancarylate are examples of:
    • A. 

      Tissue adhesives

    • B. 

      Hemostatic agents

    • C. 

      Synthetic polymars

    • D. 

      Biologic dressings

  • 13. 
    A stapling device used to perform low anterior anastomosis is:
    • A. 

      TA 30

    • B. 

      GIA

    • C. 

      EEA

    • D. 

      LDS

  • 14. 
    Commonly used anesthesia equipment includes a:
    • A. 

      McGill forceps

    • B. 

      Miller blade

    • C. 

      Precordial stethoscope

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The laser light that is absorbed superficially by tissue to a shallow depth is:
    • A. 

      CO2 laser

    • B. 

      Argon laser

    • C. 

      Nd: YAG laser

    • D. 

      Helium

  • 16. 
    If the surgeons preference card called for a Bookwalter or Omnitract, you would be using a/an:
    • A. 

      Aortic clamp

    • B. 

      Self-retaining retractor

    • C. 

      Biliary tract instrument

    • D. 

      Stapling device

  • 17. 
    A Kahn, Calvin, Rubin, Hut, or Hum cannula may be used in which of the following procedures:
    • A. 

      Angiography

    • B. 

      Tuboplasty

    • C. 

      Cardiac catheterization

    • D. 

      Ear surgery

  • 18. 
    One of the most extensive of all abdominal procedures is the:
    • A. 

      Hepatic resection

    • B. 

      Cholecystoduodenostomy

    • C. 

      Pancreatoduodenectomy

    • D. 

      Anterior resection

  • 19. 
    A colposcopy may be performed for suspected:
    • A. 

      Ectopic pregnancy

    • B. 

      Dysplasia and/or carcinoma in situ

    • C. 

      Uterine fibroids

    • D. 

      Abnormal uterine bleeding

  • 20. 
    IAnother name for the uterine dressing forceps found in a D&C tray is the:
    • A. 

      Boseman

    • B. 

      Gaylor

    • C. 

      Staude

    • D. 

      Sims

  • 21. 
    The sharp uterine curettes found in a D&C tray are called:
    • A. 

      Galyor

    • B. 

      Thomas

    • C. 

      Sims

    • D. 

      Boseman

  • 22. 
    A colposcopy may be performed for suspected:
    • A. 

      Ectopic pregnancy

    • B. 

      Dysplasia and/or carcinoma in situ

    • C. 

      Uterine fibroids

    • D. 

      Abnormal uterine bleeding

  • 23. 
    Why is a purse-string suture placed in the cecal serosa during an appendectomy:
    • A. 

      To invert the stump of the appendix

    • B. 

      To close the appendiceal base

    • C. 

      To control bleeding

    • D. 

      To prevent hemorrhage

  • 24. 
    A suture used in tendon repair is:
    • A. 

      Ethilon

    • B. 

      Polygloycotic acid

    • C. 

      Stainless steel

    • D. 

      Nylon

  • 25. 
    Which of the following sutures is a polyester fiber suture:
    • A. 

      Vicryl

    • B. 

      Dexon

    • C. 

      Ethibond

    • D. 

      Chromic