Surgical Tech (Appleton & Lange) Part 10

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Surgical Technology Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is specifically designed for all surgical tech students and professionals who seek to test and advance their know how on the art. Part 10 of the Surgical Tech book is tested below. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What procedure cannot be performed through a pelviscope?
    • A. 

      Ovarian cystectomy

    • B. 

      Hysterectomy

    • C. 

      Oophorectomy

    • D. 

      Adhesiolysis

  • 2. 
    Endometrial ablation is performed to correct
    • A. 

      Amenorrhea

    • B. 

      Metrorrhagia

    • C. 

      Menorrhagia

    • D. 

      Endometriosis

  • 3. 
    Endoscopic visualizaion of the uterine cavity is called
    • A. 

      Pelviscopy

    • B. 

      Laparoscopy

    • C. 

      Hysteroscopy

    • D. 

      Colposcopy

  • 4. 
    Marsupialization of a Bartholin cyst involves the
    • A. 

      Suturing the posterior wall of the cyst to the skin edges

    • B. 

      Removal of anterior wall of cyst

    • C. 

      Draining cyst contents

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 5. 
    What is the self-retaining retractor used in vaginal procedures?
    • A. 

      O'Sullivan - O'Conner

    • B. 

      Gelpi

    • C. 

      Graves

    • D. 

      Auvard

  • 6. 
    Extrauterine disease of the female reproductive system may utilize any of the following lasers via a colposcope or laparoscope EXCEPT
    • A. 

      CO2

    • B. 

      Nd:YAG

    • C. 

      Candela

    • D. 

      Argon

  • 7. 
    A sponge used in brain surgery is a (n)
    • A. 

      Cottonoid patty

    • B. 

      Kitner

    • C. 

      Impregnated gauze

    • D. 

      Porcine

  • 8. 
    A sponge that is cotton-filled gauze with a  cotton thread attached is a
    • A. 

      Patty

    • B. 

      Tonsil

    • C. 

      Kitner

    • D. 

      Peanut

  • 9. 
    In cataract surgery, a vesicoelastic drug sometimes used to occupy space in the posterior cavity of the eye is
    • A. 

      Alpha-chymotrypsin

    • B. 

      Mannitol

    • C. 

      Healon

    • D. 

      Wydase

  • 10. 
    A miotic drug is
    • A. 

      Pilocarpine

    • B. 

      Homatropine

    • C. 

      Atropine

    • D. 

      Scopolamine

  • 11. 
    What topical anesthetic is used most frequently for preoperative ocular instillation?
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Tetracaine

    • C. 

      Cocaine

    • D. 

      Dorsacaine

  • 12. 
    The drug added to a local ophthalmic anesthetic to increase diffusion is
    • A. 

      Alpha-chymotrypsin

    • B. 

      Hyaluronidase

    • C. 

      Epinephrine

    • D. 

      Varidase

  • 13. 
    A solution used for eye irrigation is
    • A. 

      Phenylephrine HCI

    • B. 

      Normal saline

    • C. 

      Alpha-chymotrypsin

    • D. 

      Balanced salt solution

  • 14. 
    A synthetic local anesthetic that is effective on the mucous membrane and is used as a surface agent in ophthalmoology is
    • A. 

      Miochol

    • B. 

      Zolyse

    • C. 

      Dibucaine

    • D. 

      Tetracaine

  • 15. 
    Dilating eye drops are called
    • A. 

      Mydriatics

    • B. 

      Miotics

    • C. 

      Myopics

    • D. 

      Oxytocics

  • 16. 
    Which of the following uses ultrasonic energy to fragment the lens in extracapsular cataract extraction?
    • A. 

      Keratome

    • B. 

      Ocutome

    • C. 

      Cystotme

    • D. 

      Phacoemulsifier

  • 17. 
    A chalazion is a chronic inflammation of the
    • A. 

      Lacrimal gland

    • B. 

      Meibomian gland

    • C. 

      Eyelid

    • D. 

      Conjuctiva

  • 18. 
    What procedure is done for chromic dacrocystitis?
    • A. 

      Extirpation

    • B. 

      Lacirmal duct probing

    • C. 

      Myectomy

    • D. 

      Dacrocystohinostomy

  • 19. 
    A procedure to treat retinal detachment is
    • A. 

      Scleral buckling

    • B. 

      Trabeculectomy

    • C. 

      Goniotomy

    • D. 

      Vitrectomy

  • 20. 
    Sagging and eversion of the lower lid is
    • A. 

      Entropion

    • B. 

      Blepharitis

    • C. 

      Ectropion

    • D. 

      Ptosis

  • 21. 
    Removal of the entire eyeball is
    • A. 

      Keratoplasty

    • B. 

      Exenteration

    • C. 

      Enucleation

    • D. 

      Evisceration

  • 22. 
    A noninvasive process to treat glaucoma by means of a slit lamp is a (n)
    • A. 

      Argon or Nd:YAG laser

    • B. 

      Cavitron I&A

    • C. 

      Phacoemulsifier

    • D. 

      Cryoprobe

  • 23. 
    Removal of a portion of an ocular muscle with reattachment is called
    • A. 

      Recession

    • B. 

      Resection

    • C. 

      Strabismus

    • D. 

      Myomectomy

  • 24. 
    Opacity of the vitreous humor is treated by performing a
    • A. 

      Cataract removal

    • B. 

      Scleral buckling procedure

    • C. 

      Vitectomy

    • D. 

      Goniotomy

  • 25. 
    Miocol solution is prepared for a cataract procedure no more than __________ minutes before the actual instillation.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60