RMT Prep: General Surgery/Plastic Surgery

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following terms means to cut off or remove?
    • A. 

      Resect

    • B. 

      Biopsy

    • C. 

      Incise

    • D. 

      Suture

  • 2. 
    Adipose tissue is composed of
    • A. 

      Muscle

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Fat

    • D. 

      Intestines

  • 3. 
    Viscera refers to
    • A. 

      Bones

    • B. 

      Joints

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Organs

  • 4. 
    Anesthesia obtained by means of injection of an anesthetic drug directly to the operative site or by topical application is called
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Regional

    • D. 

      Spinal

  • 5. 
    Which of the following terms refers to the belly or anterior of the body?
    • A. 

      Ventral

    • B. 

      Posterior

    • C. 

      Abdominal

    • D. 

      Thoracic

  • 6. 
    Which position would have the patient lying face down?
    • A. 

      Dorsal

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Prone

    • D. 

      Trendelenburg

  • 7. 
    An incision 15 cm caudal to T1 would be
    • A. 

      Below T1 (toward the end of the spine)

    • B. 

      Above T1 (toward the head)

    • C. 

      To the right of T1

    • D. 

      To the left of T1

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is commonly used to drain the urinary bladder during a surgical procedure?
    • A. 

      Hickman catheter

    • B. 

      Broviac catheter

    • C. 

      Swan-Ganz catheter

    • D. 

      Foley catheter

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a common technique for inserting a catheter, especially during cardiac procedures?
    • A. 

      Mitrofanoff

    • B. 

      Pomeroy

    • C. 

      Seldinger

    • D. 

      Tzanck

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a n alternative way to provide nourishment to a patient who is unable to take food by mouth?
    • A. 

      Through a T tube

    • B. 

      Through an endotracheal tube

    • C. 

      Through a PEG tube

    • D. 

      Through an ileostomy

  • 11. 
    Removal of dead or necrotic tissue is called
    • A. 

      Exsanguination

    • B. 

      Debridement

    • C. 

      Biopsy

    • D. 

      Resection

  • 12. 
    Epidural anesthesia is a type of
    • A. 

      General anesthesia

    • B. 

      Local anesthesia

    • C. 

      Intravenous anesthesia

    • D. 

      Regional anesthesia

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a local anesthetic?
    • A. 

      Labetolol

    • B. 

      Lidocaine

    • C. 

      Clonidine

    • D. 

      Trileptal

  • 14. 
    The suffix -rraphy means
    • A. 

      Surgical suturing

    • B. 

      Surgical opening

    • C. 

      Flowing out

    • D. 

      Excessive discharge

  • 15. 
    Anastomosis means
    • A. 

      Surgical fixation

    • B. 

      Surgical removal

    • C. 

      Operative union of vessels or nerves

    • D. 

      Surgical excision

  • 16. 
    The medical term for breast implant surgery is
    • A. 

      Aggregation mammotomy

    • B. 

      Augmentation mammaplasty

    • C. 

      Inframmammary amplification

    • D. 

      Intermammary expansion

  • 17. 
    Approximating would edges means
    • A. 

      Bringing the edges together

    • B. 

      Trimming the edges

    • C. 

      Cauterizing to stop bleeding

    • D. 

      Bandaging the wound

  • 18. 
    A surgical instrument that holds back the edges of a surgical incision is a
    • A. 

      Catheter

    • B. 

      Retractor

    • C. 

      Dilator

    • D. 

      Trocar

  • 19. 
    Removal of the voice box is called
    • A. 

      Laryngectomy

    • B. 

      Pharyngotomy

    • C. 

      Pharyngectomy

    • D. 

      Tracheotomy

  • 20. 
    Which of the following suffixes denotes a permanent surgical opening to the outside of the body?
    • A. 

      -ectomy

    • B. 

      -opsy

    • C. 

      -stomy

    • D. 

      -oma

  • 21. 
    Which of the following suffixes denotes a surgical repair or restoration?
    • A. 

      -centesis

    • B. 

      -cleisis

    • C. 

      -plasty

    • D. 

      -sect

  • 22. 
    A pedicle flap is also known as a (an)
    • A. 

      Jump flap

    • B. 

      Island flap

    • C. 

      Skin flap

    • D. 

      Sliding flap

  • 23. 
    Which of the following terms means removal of a kidney?
    • A. 

      Nephrectomy

    • B. 

      Cystectomy

    • C. 

      Gastrectomy

    • D. 

      Orchiectomy

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a suffix that means surgical fixation?
    • A. 

      -clasis

    • B. 

      -pexy

    • C. 

      -tripsy

    • D. 

      -stenosis

  • 25. 
    A continuous suture is also known as a (an)
    • A. 

      Approximation

    • B. 

      Figure-of-eight

    • C. 

      Purse-string

    • D. 

      Uninterrupted

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