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1

Which structure is located in the alveolar process?

Teeth

2

What is the enzyme used to soften the zonules of the lens before cataract surgery?

Alpha-chymotrypsin

3

Which laser beam can travel through clear tissues without heating them?

Argon

4

Which portion of the stomach surrounds the lower esophageal sphincter?

Cardia

5

Where do the common bile duct and the pancreatic duct empty?

Ampulla of Vater

6

Which identifiers must be verified by the patient or their id bracelet prior to transporting to OR?

Name, DOB, Physician

7

The primary function of the gallbladder is to :

Store Bile

8

What are spiral-shaped bacteria called?

Spirilli

9

What is the first part of the small intestine?

Duodenum

10

How are rickettsiae transmitted?

Arthropod bites

11

Compression of the heart from excessive fluid or blood buildup is called :

tamponade

12

Medication used to dilate the pupils is called :

mydriatics

13

Which laser is best used during a vitrectomy?

Argon

14

Which monitor provides positive assurance of sterility?

Biological

15

What organs are excised if an ovarian tumor is malignant?

bilateral fallopian tubes and ovaries, uterus

16

What is the medical term for a bunion?

Hallux Valgus

17

The small intestine attaches to the posterior abdominal wall by the :

Mesentary

18

What is the term for a relationship in which two organisms occupy the same area and one organism benefits while the other is unharmed?

Commensalism

19

A topical steroid used to reduce inflammation after eye surgery is :

Depo - medrol

20

How is the surgical consent signed if an adult patient is illiterate?

Patient marks with "X" and witness verifies

21

A congenital defect in which the fetal blood vessel between the pulmonary artery and aorta does not close is :

Patent ductus arteriosus

22

The mumps may be diagnosed by finding inflammation in which glands?

Parotid

23

For which of the following procedures would Trendelenburg position provide optimal visualization :
Cholecystectomy, Hysterectomy, Thyroidectomy, Acromioplasty

Hysterectomy

24

Which of the following is a non-adherent dressing:
Kling, Adaptic, Collodian, Elastoplast?

Adaptic

25

Which of the following is a fenestrated drape : Incise, U-drape, Aperture, Half-sheet

Aperture

26

What term describes a hernia that occurs within Hasselbach's triangle?

Direct

27

Which of the following incisions is oblique : Epigastric, Kocher, Paramedian, Pfannenstiel?

Kocher

28

What dialator is used in the common duct?

Bakes

29

Which of the following is a mechanical method of hemostasis : Laser, Ligature, Thrombin, Electrosurgery?

Ligature

30

The organ that is connected by a duct to the duodenum is the :

Pancreas