Surgical Asepsis Chapter 31 Ma

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Surgical asepsis final exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What direction do you point your hands when doing a medical hand washing?
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      Down

    • C. 

      Sideways

  • 2. 
    What is the correct temerature for a autoclave?
    • A. 

      120 degrees F

    • B. 

      330 degrees F

    • C. 

      270 degrees F

  • 3. 
    You should not do what to a sterile field?
    • A. 

      Reach across

    • B. 

      Set sterile items on

    • C. 

      Set up

  • 4. 
    What is the acceptable border between a sterile area and nonsterile area?
    • A. 

      10 inches

    • B. 

      1 inch

    • C. 

      5 inches

  • 5. 
    Cryosurgery uses what?
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Electric

  • 6. 
    What is a surgical procedure that can be done in a providers office?
    • A. 

      Removal of a limb

    • B. 

      Removal of a wart

    • C. 

      Removal of a brain

  • 7. 
    When preforming a Laser procedure, what should everyone wear for protection (even patient) ?
    • A. 

      Surgical mask

    • B. 

      Shoe covers

    • C. 

      Protective glasses

  • 8. 
    What  instrument group would you use to make an insicion?
    • A. 

      Cutting instruments

    • B. 

      Clamping instruments

    • C. 

      Probing instrument

  • 9. 
    Ointments are usually __________ based?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Alcohol

  • 10. 
    What direction do you hold your hands after you finish a surgical scrub?
    • A. 

      Down

    • B. 

      Up

    • C. 

      Out to the side

  • 11. 
    Sterile objects can be placed on the sterile field wet?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Sterile objects can fall on the floor and still be sterile?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If something sterile has been contaminated it is still ok to use if nobody know?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You can turn your back to the sterile field?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    You can sterilize skin?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    All sterile items must be held away from the body and above the waist?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    An autoclave uses steam under pressure basically like a pressure cooker?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    If you sneeze, talk or cough over a sterile field, airborne particles can contaminate it?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    To stop a nose bleed ask patient to sit up and hold head forward, this prevents patient from choking or aspirating on blood?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Approximate means to bring together?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    You can clamp a blood vessel with a scalpel?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Sutures which are absorbable can be called cat gut sutures?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Surgical wicks are used to pack a wound that need to be left open because of infection?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Dressings are sterile material applied directly to a wound or surgical site?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Bandages are the supportive material applies over the top of dressings and are not sterile?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False