Surgical Technology Examination Appleton & Lange Pg74-88 CST Exam Prep

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Surgical Technology Examination Appleton & Lange pg74-88 CST exam prep


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    545. the power source for Hall power equipment is
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Nitrous oxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Electricity

  • 2. 
    546. A neurosurgical drill used for precision cutting, shaping, and repair of bone is the
    • A. 

      Bermann

    • B. 

      Air Drill 100

    • C. 

      Mayfield

    • D. 

      Gardner

  • 3. 
    547. In what surgery would a small fragment compression set be used?
    • A. 

      Hip fracture

    • B. 

      Femoral fracture

    • C. 

      Pelvic fracture

    • D. 

      Olecranon fracture

  • 4. 
    548. A permanent pacemaker operates on a p ulse generator powered by
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Titanium

    • C. 

      Electricity

    • D. 

      Lithium

  • 5. 
    549. Which item is an air drill?
    • A. 

      Reese

    • B. 

      Padgett-Hood

    • C. 

      Hall

    • D. 

      Brown

  • 6. 
    550. Hypothermia is employed in cardiac surgery
    • A. 

      To reduce oxygen consumption

    • B. 

      To reduce elevated temperature

    • C. 

      To slow metabolism

    • D. 

      To induce ventricular fibrillation

  • 7. 
    551. Which item is not a component of a cardiopulmonary bypass system?
    • A. 

      Oxygenator

    • B. 

      Heat exchanger

    • C. 

      Ventricular fibrillator

    • D. 

      Pump

  • 8. 
    552. Which movement in a power instrument drills holes or inserts screws, wires, or pins?
    • A. 

      Rotary movement

    • B. 

      Reciprocating movement

    • C. 

      Oscillating movement

    • D. 

      Alternating movement

  • 9. 
    553. The power instrument that is small, lightweight, free of vibration, and easy to handle for pinpoint accuracy at high speed is
    • A. 

      Electrically powered

    • B. 

      Battery-powered

    • C. 

      Sonic energy powered

    • D. 

      Air powered

  • 10. 
    554. The power source for the Air Drill 100 is
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      Fiberoptic bundles

    • C. 

      Ultrasonic power

    • D. 

      Compressed nitrogen

  • 11. 
    556. Suction tubing should be processed in the following way
    • A. 

      Residual of distilled water in lumen, steam sterilize, tubing coiled

    • B. 

      Residual of Celine Craxi residual of saline in lumen, ethylene oxide sterilization (ETO), tubing coiled

    • C. 

      Lumen dried thoroughly, ETO, tubing banded

    • D. 

      A or B

  • 12. 
    555. The power source for air-powered dermatomes is
    • A. 

      Compressed nitrogen

    • B. 

      Nitrous oxide

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      A or C

  • 13. 
    557. The suction tip of his right angled and is used for small amounts of fluid such as in brain surgery is
    • A. 

      Poole

    • B. 

      Ferguson-Frazier

    • C. 

      Yankauer

    • D. 

      Tungsten

  • 14. 
    558. Which suction tip has an angle and is used in the mouth or throat?
    • A. 

      Ferguson

    • B. 

      Ferguson-Frazier

    • C. 

      Poole

    • D. 

      Yankauer

  • 15. 
    559. Each of the following steps can assist in the immediate determination of intraoperative blood loss EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Visual inspection of blood in sponges

    • B. 

      Measurement of blood and sponges by weighing

    • C. 

      Estimation of blood in suction container

    • D. 

      Complete blood count

  • 16. 
    560. When using a cellsaver for autologous blood transfusion, the blood is suctioned through a double lumen tubing and is
    • A. 

      Heparinized

    • B. 

      Homogenized

    • C. 

      Sterilized

    • D. 

      Water-bathed

  • 17. 
    561. During orthopedic surgery the suction tubing should be
    • A. 

      Clamped off or kinked until needed

    • B. 

      Cleared frequently

    • C. 

      Sterilized with instrument sets

    • D. 

      Attached to a scavenging system

  • 18. 
    562. Which type of surgery would require several patent suction cannulas and suction often controlled by a foot pedal?
    • A. 

      Gynecologic

    • B. 

      Thoracic

    • C. 

      Urologic

    • D. 

      Ear, nose, throat (ENT)

  • 19. 
    563. When suctioning in neurosurgery a precaution taken is to
    • A. 

      Prepare one reserve canister

    • B. 

      Separate cells for study

    • C. 

      Avoided applying vacuum directly on brain or neural tissue

    • D. 

      Avoided if actuating cerebrospinal fluid

  • 20. 
    564. A tourniquet is utilized
    • A. 

      Only in lower extremity bleeding

    • B. 

      Only when hemorrhage is not controlled by other methods

    • C. 

      In all venous bleeding

    • D. 

      And all arterial bleeding

  • 21. 
    565. The proper setting for a tourniquet applied to an arm is
    • A. 

      100-200 mm Hg

    • B. 

      250-300 mm Hg

    • C. 

      350-450 mm Hg

    • D. 

      400-500 mm Hg

  • 22. 
    566. Exsanguination of a limb before tourniquet inflation is accomplished with wrapping the elevated extremity with
    • A. 

      Kling

    • B. 

      Esmarch

    • C. 

      Stockingette

    • D. 

      Webril

  • 23. 
    567. The amount of pressure used to inflate a tourniquet depends on all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Patient's age

    • B. 

      Size of extremity

    • C. 

      Depth of surgical incision

    • D. 

      Systolic blood pressure

  • 24. 
    568. A regional block that uses the tourniquet is a(n) 
    • A. 

      Bier block

    • B. 

      Intrathecal block

    • C. 

      Peridural block

    • D. 

      Field block

  • 25. 
    569. The tourniquet is contraindicted if
    • A. 

      Patient's circulation to distal part of extremity is poor

    • B. 

      Patient is elderly

    • C. 

      Patient is obese

    • D. 

      Patient has epidural anesthesia