Module 3 Chapter 25 Minor Office Surgery

  1. Which of the following requires the use of surgical asepsis?




    C) Insertion of sutures
  2. The purpose of practicing surgical asepsis is to:



    B) protect the patient from infection
  3. Something that is sterile is considered contaminated if it:




    E) all of the above
  4. What should the medical assistant do if in doubt about the sterility of an article?



    D) do not use the article; obtain another one
  5. Which of the following is a violation of sterile tehcnique?



    C) reaching over a sterile field
  6. Which of the following instruments consists of a handle and a blade and is used to make surgical incisions and divide tissue?




    A) scalpel
  7. Which of the following instruments has serrated tips and is used to pick up tissue or hold it between the adjacent surfaces?



    D) thumb forceps
  8. Which of the following instruments is used to hold tissue aside to improve exposure of the operative area?



    B) retractor
  9. Which of the following instruments has serrated tips and ratchets and is used to clamp off blood vessels?



    D) hemostatic forceps
  10. When not in use, an instrument with a ratchet should be stored:



    D) in an open position
  11. Which of the following represents an error in technique when pouring a sterile solution?



    B) placing the solution cap on a flat surface with the open end facing down
  12. What is the term for a break in the skin surface or mucous membrane that exposes underlying tissue?



    D) open wound
  13. What is the name given to the type of wound in which the tissues are torn apart, leaving ragged and irregular edges?



    C) laceration
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Module 3 Chapter 25 Minor Office Surgery
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