Surgical Tech (Appleton & Lange) Part 7

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Surgical Technology Quizzes & Trivia

The book, Surgical Tech Appleton & Lange Part 7 is a necessary study book for all medical students and especially surgical students. Take this quiz and gauge your understanding of the book and Part 7 to be specific.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The endoscope that provides a view of the middle of the thorax, between the two pleural sacs is
    • A. 

      Bronchoscope

    • B. 

      Laryngoscope

    • C. 

      Thoracoscope

    • D. 

      Mediastinoscope

  • 2. 
    Loupes are used for
    • A. 

      Tissue retraction

    • B. 

      Magnification

    • C. 

      Hemostasis

    • D. 

      Patient transfer

  • 3. 
    Resolving power of an operating microscope means
    • A. 

      The ability to discern detail

    • B. 

      The ability to enlarge the image

    • C. 

      The adaptation of operative procedure to individual patient requirements

    • D. 

      The ratio of image size on viewer's retina with and without magnification

  • 4. 
    Which item in the optical lens system is responsible for magnification?
    • A. 

      Oculars

    • B. 

      Paraxial illuminators

    • C. 

      Objective lens

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      0-100 mm

    • B. 

      100-200 mm

    • C. 

      100-400 mm

    • D. 

      2-25 mm

  • 6. 
    A continuously variable magnification system is afforded to the eye surgeon by the
    • A. 

      Broadview viewing lens

    • B. 

      Microadapter

    • C. 

      Zoom lens with foot control

    • D. 

      Couplings

  • 7. 
    The pupose of the "slit" lamp in eye surgery is
    • A. 

      Defining depth perception

    • B. 

      Focusing ability

    • C. 

      Magnifying power

    • D. 

      Discerning detail

  • 8. 
    The operating microscope that visually employs fiberoptics for its light source is
    • A. 

      Halogen

    • B. 

      Tungsten

    • C. 

      Coaxial illuminators

    • D. 

      Paraxial illuminators

  • 9. 
    Care of the microscope would include all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Damp dust external surfaces with detergent-disinfectant before use

    • B. 

      Damp dust lenses with detergent-disinfectant before use

    • C. 

      Enclose in an antistatic plastic cover when not in use

    • D. 

      Clean caster before each use

  • 10. 
    The purpose of the beam splitter in an operating microscope is to
    • A. 

      Coincide the assistant's field of view with the surgeon's

    • B. 

      Increase light intensity

    • C. 

      Decrease vibration

    • D. 

      Narrow the beam of light

  • 11. 
    The colpomicroscope affores a view of the
    • A. 

      Fallopian tube

    • B. 

      Intraperitoneal strutures

    • C. 

      Cervix

    • D. 

      Uterine endometrium

  • 12. 
    The procedure employing the use of a self-retaining laryngoscope and microscope is called a ____________.
    • A. 

      Indirect laryngoscopy

    • B. 

      Direct laryngoscopy

    • C. 

      Suspension microlaryngoscopy

    • D. 

      Laser microlaryngoscopy

  • 13. 
    The binocular microscope provieds stereoscopic vision. This refers to
    • A. 

      The view afforded double eyepieces

    • B. 

      The color projected on the field

    • C. 

      The magnification capability

    • D. 

      The illumination process

  • 14. 
    Which magnifying powers are available for the microscope eye pieces?
    • A. 

      1x, 2x, 3x, and 4x

    • B. 

      10x, 20x, 30x and 40x

    • C. 

      10x, 12.5x, 16x, and 20x

    • D. 

      300mm, 400mm, 500mm, 600mm

  • 15. 
    Which procedure is inappropriate when caring for optic lenses?
    • A. 

      Blood, water, and irrigating solutions are removed with cotton tipped applicators and distilled water

    • B. 

      Lens is always cleaned in a circular motion, beginning at the center

    • C. 

      Oil or fingerprints are removed by soaking in solvent for 10 minutes adn drying with a cotton ball

    • D. 

      Lint or dust are removed with a lens brush or rubber bulb syringe

  • 16. 
    The OR bed may have a metal crossbar between the two upper sections which may be raised to elevate the
    • A. 

      Kidney

    • B. 

      Breast

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 17. 
    Which item is also known as an "airplane support"?
    • A. 

      Shoulder braces

    • B. 

      Arch bar

    • C. 

      Cranial headrest

    • D. 

      Double arm board

  • 18. 
    Operative accessibility in thyroid surgery may be aided by the use of  a (n)
    • A. 

      Headrest

    • B. 

      Shoulder braces

    • C. 

      Arch bar

    • D. 

      Shoulder bridge

  • 19. 
    In which position would shoulder braces be indicted?
    • A. 

      Reverse Trendelenburg

    • B. 

      Extreme Trendelenburg

    • C. 

      Fowler's

    • D. 

      Kraske

  • 20. 
    A precaution necessary when using the kidney rests is
    • A. 

      To press firmly but not too tightly against body

    • B. 

      To pad well

    • C. 

      To place the longer rest beneath iliac crest

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Chest rolls (bolsters)
    • A. 

      Secure position

    • B. 

      Minimize pressure on abdominal organs

    • C. 

      Facilitate respiration

    • D. 

      Minimize pressure on bony prominences

  • 22. 
    Bakelite orthopedic table attachments are sometimes used because
    • A. 

      They clean very easily

    • B. 

      They do not interfere with radiographic studies

    • C. 

      They are unaffected by irrigation fluids

    • D. 

      They can be sterilized

  • 23. 
    Sponges and towels used near the laser tissue impact site are kept wet in order to
    • A. 

      Prevent drying of tissue

    • B. 

      Prevent ignition of these materials by reflected beam

    • C. 

      Protect the instruments

    • D. 

      Absorb the gas produced

  • 24. 
    A laser plume is composed of
    • A. 

      Methane gas

    • B. 

      Carbonized particles, water, and odor

    • C. 

      Dry combustibles

    • D. 

      Gas vapor

  • 25. 
    When using lasers, nonreflective instrumentation
    • A. 

      Decreases accidental direct reflection of the laser beam to another area

    • B. 

      Decreases potential for infection

    • C. 

      Decreases explosibility

    • D. 

      Decreases short-circuiting of the laser