Pre,Intra, Post Operative

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Pre,Intra, Post Operative

Stella's Breeze Quiz. This does not include definitions or any other handouts that are not available as of yet. Some questions will require checking multiple boxes but not all. The questions will not state which are single answers and which are multiple answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A preoperative assessment should include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Psychosocial aspects

    • B. 

      Drugs the patient is on

    • C. 

      Religious beliefs

    • D. 

      Height/Weight

    • E. 

      Patient understanding of assisted walking devices

  • 2. 
    Preoperative medication assessment should include:
    • A. 

      Doses and regularity of prescribed meds

    • B. 

      OTC meds

    • C. 

      Herbal meds

    • D. 

      Time of last dose taken

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Aspirin administration can cause a patient to have to wait on a surgery?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    These herbs increase the HR and BP except:
    • A. 

      Ginseng

    • B. 

      Goldenseal

    • C. 

      Ephedra

    • D. 

      Licorice

    • E. 

      Dong Quai

  • 5. 
    These herbs can increase bleeding except:
    • A. 

      Danshen

    • B. 

      Kava

    • C. 

      Feverfew

    • D. 

      Garlic

  • 6. 
    These herbs have a sedation affect except:
    • A. 

      Garlic

    • B. 

      St. Johns Wart

    • C. 

      Kava

    • D. 

      Danshen

    • E. 

      Valarian

  • 7. 
    If a person has a latex allergy, they could also be allergic to:
    • A. 

      Kiwi

    • B. 

      Banana

    • C. 

      Avocado

    • D. 

      Potato

  • 8. 
    A patient with a history of heart disease will be put on a propholactic anitbiotic:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mary has had kidney stones in the past.  She does not have renal disease and can void without complication.  She is a 32 year old female with no other complications.  Could she be considered to have a possible GU problem?
    • A. 

      Yes. Kidney stones history needs to be taken into account.

    • B. 

      No. She is young and with no current GU problems.

  • 10. 
    Chad has HIV and is on an immunosuppresive cocktail.  He has to have an apendectomy.  Could his drugs cause a problem and in what way?
    • A. 

      Yes, his HIV level could increase due to the surgery.

    • B. 

      No. His meds will help kill infection.

    • C. 

      Yes. His HIV meds could cause and increase in infection and healing time.

  • 11. 
    Who should document in the patients chart concerning physical assessment:
    • A. 

      Nurse

    • B. 

      Doctor

    • C. 

      Both

  • 12. 
    Hypoventalation can lead to:
    • A. 

      Atelectasis

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Renal failure

    • D. 

      Liver prolems

  • 13. 
    Renal and Liver dysfunction can have what type of affect on a surgical patient:
    • A. 

      Longer medication half life.

    • B. 

      Shorter medication half life.

    • C. 

      Longer wound healing.

    • D. 

      Fluid imbalance.

    • E. 

      A, C, D

  • 14. 
    Dehydration can lead to:
    • A. 

      Heart failure

    • B. 

      Kidney failure

    • C. 

      Liver failure

    • D. 

      Stroke

  • 15. 
    Lisa is an alcoholic.  After surgery you might expect to see:
    • A. 

      Withdrawl

    • B. 

      Increased hydration

    • C. 

      Increased bleeding

    • D. 

      A desire to quit drinking.

  • 16. 
    As an aged operative patient, you might expect to see:
    • A. 

      A lower tolerance to medication

    • B. 

      Delayed wound healing

    • C. 

      Increase in pain

    • D. 

      Higher tolerance to general anesthesia

  • 17. 
    A nurses role in consent is to:
    • A. 

      Explain the procedure

    • B. 

      Witness the voluntary signature

    • C. 

      Advise the patient on the best choice to make

    • D. 

      To inform the patient of the surgeons faults.

  • 18. 
    A nurse should document about a patient and their consent when:
    • A. 

      A patient refuses information

    • B. 

      Level of understanding

    • C. 

      Refusal to sign

    • D. 

      Reluctance to have the procedure

  • 19. 
    Intraoperative positioning:  Supine would be used for:
    • A. 

      Abdominal

    • B. 

      Spine

    • C. 

      Cardiac

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 20. 
    Intraoperative positioning:  Prone position would be used for:
    • A. 

      Anal

    • B. 

      Spine

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Cervical

  • 21. 
    Intraoperative positioning: Lateral position would be used for:
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidney

    • C. 

      Lung

    • D. 

      Hip

  • 22. 
    Intraoperative positioning: Lithotomy would be:
    • A. 

      Sping

    • B. 

      Pelvic

    • C. 

      Hip

    • D. 

      Anal

  • 23. 
    Intraoperative positioning: Jacknife position would be:
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Lung

    • C. 

      Rectal

    • D. 

      Pelvic

  • 24. 
    Intraoperative positioning: Sitting would be:
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Cervical

    • C. 

      Lung

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 25. 
    For General Anesthesia, what would be used for quick onset, but short duration.
    • A. 

      Propofol (Diprovan)

    • B. 

      Sevoflurane (Ultane)