Surgical Technology Examination Appleton & Lange Pg125-133 CST Exam Prep

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Surgical Technology Examination Appleton & Lange pg125-133 CST exam prep


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    906. A sponge used in brain surgery is a(n)
    • A. 

      Cottonoid patty

    • B. 

      Kitner

    • C. 

      Impregnated gauze

    • D. 

      Porcine

  • 2. 
    907. A sponge that is cotton-filled gauze with a cotton thread attached is a
    • A. 

      Patty

    • B. 

      Tonsil

    • C. 

      Kitner

    • D. 

      Peanut

  • 3. 
    908. 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

  • 4. 
    909. A miotic drug is
    • A. 

      Pilocarpine

    • B. 

      Homatropine

    • C. 

      Atropine

    • D. 

      Scopolamine

  • 5. 
    910. What topical anesthetic is used most frequently for preoperative ocular instillation?
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Tetracaine

    • C. 

      Cocaine

    • D. 

      Dorsacaine

  • 6. 
    911. The drug added to a local ophthalmic anesthetic to increase diffusion is
    • A. 

      Alpha-chymotrypsin

    • B. 

      Hyaluronidase

    • C. 

      Epinephrine

    • D. 

      Varidase

  • 7. 
    912. A solution used for eye irrigation is
    • A. 

      Phenylephrine HCI

    • B. 

      Normal saline

    • C. 

      Alpha-chymotrypsin

    • D. 

      Balanced salt solution

  • 8. 
    913. A synthetic local anesthetic that is effective on the mucous membrane and is used as a surface agent in ophthalmology is
    • A. 

      Miochol

    • B. 

      Zolyse

    • C. 

      Dibucaine

    • D. 

      Tetracaine

  • 9. 
    914. Dilating eye drops are called
    • A. 

      Mydriatics

    • B. 

      Miotics

    • C. 

      Myopics

    • D. 

      Oxytocics

  • 10. 
    915. Which of the following uses ultrasonic energy to fragment the lens in extracapsular cataract extraction?
    • A. 

      Keratome

    • B. 

      Ocutome

    • C. 

      Cystotome

    • D. 

      Phacoemulsifier

  • 11. 
    916. A chalazion is a chronic inflammation of the
    • A. 

      Lacrimal gland

    • B. 

      Meibomian gland

    • C. 

      Eyelid

    • D. 

      Conjunctiva

  • 12. 
    917. What procedure us done for chronic dacrocyctitis?
    • A. 

      Extirpation

    • B. 

      Lacrimal duct probing

    • C. 

      Myectomy

    • D. 

      Dacrocystorhinostomy

  • 13. 
    918. A procedure to treat retinal detachment is
    • A. 

      Scleral buckling

    • B. 

      Trabeculectomy

    • C. 

      Goniotomy

    • D. 

      Vitrectomy

  • 14. 
    919. Sagging and eversion of the lower lid is
    • A. 

      Entropion

    • B. 

      Blepharitis

    • C. 

      Ectropion

    • D. 

      Ptosis

  • 15. 
    920. Removal of the entire eyeball is
    • A. 

      Keratoplasty

    • B. 

      Exenteration

    • C. 

      Enucleation

    • D. 

      Evisceration

  • 16. 
    921. 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

  • 17. 
    922. Removal of a portion of an ocular muscle with reattachment is called
    • A. 

      Recession

    • B. 

      Resection

    • C. 

      Strabismus

    • D. 

      Myomectomy

  • 18. 
    923. Opacity of the vitreous humor is treated by performing a
    • A. 

      Cataract removal

    • B. 

      Scleral buckling procedure

    • C. 

      Vitrectomy

    • D. 

      Goniotomy

  • 19. 
    924. Miocol solution is prepared for a cataract procedure no more than ______ minutes before the actual instillation.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      60

  • 20. 
    925. Molteno implants are used surgically to reduce intraocular pressure during
    • A. 

      Goniotomy

    • B. 

      Trabeculectomy

    • C. 

      Argon laser iridotomy

    • D. 

      Laser trabeculoplasty

  • 21. 
    926. A drug used as a lubricant and as vesicoelastic support to maintain separation of tissues before removal of lens during cataract surgery is
    • A. 

      5-fluorouracil

    • B. 

      Healon

    • C. 

      Mitomycin

    • D. 

      Miostat

  • 22. 
    927. A drug used to contract the sphincter of the iris during an intracapsular cataract extraction is
    • A. 

      Zolyse

    • B. 

      Healon

    • C. 

      Miocol

    • D. 

      Mitomycin

  • 23. 
    928. What procedure accomplishes correction of myopia?
    • A. 

      Keratoplasty

    • B. 

      Keratophakia

    • C. 

      Keratotomy

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 24. 
    929. An enzymatic drug commonly used with anesthetic solutions to increase tissue diffusion is
    • A. 

      Viscoat

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Ophthaine

    • D. 

      Wydase

  • 25. 
    930. Injection of anesthetic solution into the base of the eyelids or behind the eyeball to block the ciliary ganglion and nerves is known as
    • A. 

      Retrobulbar

    • B. 

      Van Lint block

    • C. 

      O'Brien akinesia

    • D. 

      Bier block