Surgical Tech (Appleton & Lange) Part 3

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Surgical Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Information from section 1 of the study guide questions 201 -300 in the Appleton and Lange book


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The type of wound healing that requires debridement is
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 2. 
    To promote healing, a surgical wound must have all of the following requisites EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Suture closure of dead space

    • B. 

      Drains to remove fluid or air

    • C. 

      A moderately tight dressing

    • D. 

      Tight sutures to create tension

  • 3. 
    Wound healing that employs a technique allowing the would to heal from the bottom up is called
    • A. 

      Interrupted intention

    • B. 

      First intention

    • C. 

      Second intention

    • D. 

      Third intention

  • 4. 
    Which body fluid is least likely to transmit HIV?
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Semen

    • C. 

      Saliva

    • D. 

      Apinal fluid

  • 5. 
    A band of scar tissue that binds together two anatomical surfaces that are normally separate from each other is called
    • A. 

      Keloid

    • B. 

      Adhesion

    • C. 

      Cicatrix

    • D. 

      Dehiscence

  • 6. 
    A drug that interferes with the blood-clotting mechanism is
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Fentanyl

    • C. 

      Heparin

    • D. 

      Cefazolin

  • 7. 
    An mg is a measurement of
    • A. 

      Length

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 8. 
    The solutions used intravenously to replace plasma when plasma is not available is 
    • A. 

      0.9% NaCl

    • B. 

      Dextrose 5% in water

    • C. 

      Lactated Ringer's solution

    • D. 

      Dextran

  • 9. 
    An inch equals
    • A. 

      2.2 cm

    • B. 

      2.54cm

    • C. 

      4.4cm

    • D. 

      10cm

  • 10. 
    How many milliliters are in 1 ounce?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      100

  • 11. 
    One gram equals
    • A. 

      100mg

    • B. 

      1000mg

    • C. 

      100mL

    • D. 

      1000mL

  • 12. 
    A drug used to increase blood pressure is
    • A. 

      Avitene

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Heparin

    • D. 

      Mannitol

  • 13. 
    The action of an anticholinergic drug is to reduce
    • A. 

      Heart rate

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Nausea

    • D. 

      Secretions

  • 14. 
    The total volume in a 30-cc syringe is
    • A. 

      1 ounce

    • B. 

      2 ounces

    • C. 

      3 ounces

    • D. 

      4 ounces

  • 15. 
    Naloxone (Narcan) is an example of a/an
    • A. 

      Narcotic antagonist

    • B. 

      Mydriatic

    • C. 

      Histamine

    • D. 

      Diuretic

  • 16. 
    Avitene is
    • A. 

      Hemostatic

    • B. 

      Adrenergic

    • C. 

      Cycloplegic

    • D. 

      Mydriatic

  • 17. 
    An absorbable gelatin hemostatic agent that is often soaked in thrombin or epinrphrine solution is
    • A. 

      Avitene

    • B. 

      Oxycel

    • C. 

      Nu-knit

    • D. 

      Gelfoam

  • 18. 
    Each of the following agents  must be applied using dry gloves or instruments EXCECT
    • A. 

      Gelfoam

    • B. 

      Collastat

    • C. 

      Avitene

    • D. 

      Helistat

  • 19. 
    An anticoaglant given subcutaneously, intravenously, or as a flush is
    • A. 

      Nitroglycerin

    • B. 

      Dextran

    • C. 

      Heparin

    • D. 

      Thrombin

  • 20. 
    A drug that decreases the tendency of blood platelets to clot is
    • A. 

      Warfarin sodium

    • B. 

      Diazepam

    • C. 

      Lorazepam

    • D. 

      Midazolam HCI

  • 21. 
    An antibiotic used intraoperatively is
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Ketoralac

    • C. 

      Cyclogyl

    • D. 

      Gentamicin

  • 22. 
    A topical antibiotic is
    • A. 

      Bacitracin

    • B. 

      Ephedrine

    • C. 

      Ancef

    • D. 

      Keflex

  • 23. 
    Which item is used on cut edges of bones to seal off oozing of blood?
    • A. 

      Electrocautery

    • B. 

      Silver nitrate

    • C. 

      Bone wax

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

  • 24. 
    The most common diuretic is
    • A. 

      Lasix

    • B. 

      Pronestyl

    • C. 

      Esoptin

    • D. 

      Cefadyl

  • 25. 
    An osmotic diuretic agent used to decrease cerebral edema and intraocular edema is
    • A. 

      Diuril

    • B. 

      Fluosemide

    • C. 

      Papaverine

    • D. 

      Mannitol