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1

The goal of the surgical scrub is to lower the population of which flora to an irreducible minimum?

Resident

2

Cardiac muscles are controlled by which division of the nervous system?

Autonomic

3

In which of the following would absorbable suture be contraindicated : peritoneum, muscle, intestinal anastomosis, vascular anastomosis?

Vascular anastomosis

4

Which of the following damages the mastoid air cells and ossicles of the ear : meniere's disease, acoustic neuroma, cholesteatoma, otosclerosis?

Cholesteatoma

5

Which endoscope is used for the removal of foreign bodies from the airway of a pediatric patient?

rigid Bronchoscope

6

Which instrument is used to contract the ribs for suturing purposes?

Bailey

7

The largest muscle of the upper calf is the :

Gastrocnemius

8

What is the length of time when thrombin loses its potency?

3 hours

9

The teeth are composed primarily of :

Dentin

10

The basis for the design of electrical equipment in the OR is :

Electron Theory

11

Which procedure is performed to decrease gastric secretions?

Vagotomy

12

Which organ shares the same blood supply with the pancreas and must be removed during a whipple?

Duodenum

13

During a cleft palate procedure, which equipment should the ST be prepared to set up quickly?

Drill

14

Which of the following secretes hydrochloric acid : parietal cells, salivary glands, pancreas, duodenum?

Parietal Cells

15

Which of the following preoperative diagnostic tests would be administered to a patient with a brain injury?

EEG

16

A fogarty catheter is used during a :

Embolectomy

17

During a trabeculectomy, which two layers are incised at the beginning of the procedure?

Conjuctiva and sclera

18

What is used to obtain specimens during a bronchoscopy?

Lukens tube

19

When the surgeon makes a MacBurney's incision, which muscle is encountered first and divided in the direction of its fibers?

External Oblique

20

How would you position a patient with an intertrochanteric fracture?

Supine

21

The removal of fibrous thickening of the visceral pleura is called :

Decortication

22

What type of hernia involves a direct and indirect inguinal hernia?

Pantaloon

23

How are the legs of the patient positioned for lateral position?

Lower leg flexed; upper leg straight

24

What does the neuroglia of the nervous system do?

Support and bind

25

What PPE should the ST don prior to the start of an extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy procedure?

Lead apron

26

Another name for tonsil suction is :

Yankauer

27

A type of bone-holding forceps is : dingman, langenbeck, smillie, slocum?

Dingman

28

Which pathological condition of the small intestine could be misdiagnosed as acute appendicitis?

Meckel's diverticulum

29

Which subcategory of drug prep is a combination of two liquids that cannot mix?

Emulsion

30

What is the average normal respiration rate for children?

18 to 30