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1

Why is an indwelling Foley catheter placed prior to a hysterectomy?

Avoid injury to bladder

2

Which of the following is used to stain the cervix for a Schiller's test : Lugol's solution, Indigo carmine, Methylene Blue, Acetic Acid?

Lugol's solution

3

What method is used to confirm that items have been exposed to the sterilization process but sterility is not guaranteed?

Chemical

4

Which structure, during a total hip arthroplasty, requires intramedullary reaming prior to placement of a prosthesis?

Femoral canal

5

Which of the following is the least restrictive form of credentialing : Certification, Licensure, Registration, Accreditation?

Registration

6

What should be transported to the PACU with a patient who underwent a thyroidectomy?

Tracheotomy tray

7

Which organelle is responsible for packaging of proteins?

Golgi complex

8

Which of the following is a primary postoperative complication of carotid endartectomy : failure of graft, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, stroke?

Stroke

9

Which method of sterilization requires an aeration cycle?

EtO

10

Elevated IOP in a glaucoma patient is a result of excess :

Aqueous humor

11

The large artery to arises from the left side of the aortic arch and descends into the arm is the :

Subclavian

12

What is the name for a dorsally angulated fracture of the distal radius?

Colles'

13

Which ligament is transected during surgery for De Quervain's Disease?

Dorsal carpal

14

What approach is used for the removal of a small acoustic neuroma that is located in the internal auditory canal?

Middle fossa

15

What drug is used to treat hypotension and shock?

Levophed

16

The agent used to expand blood plasma volume is :

Dextran

17

Which of the following agents should not be used to disinfect endoscopes : Distilled water, glutaraldehyde, enzymatic solution, isopropyl alcohol?

Isopropyl alcohol

18

What term refers to cell "drinking"?

Pinocytosis

19

Which type of fire extinguisher should be available when using a laser?

Halon

20

What is the major side effects of thrombolytics?

Hemorrhage

21

If a sterile glove becomes contaminated during a procedure, what action should the ST take?

Circ pulls off glove; ST is regloved by another sterile team member

22

What is the proper procedure for removing a laparotomy drape?

ST holds dressing in place; rolls drape head to feet

23

Gerota's fascia is located:

Around the kidney

24

What is the purpose of maintaining 20 - 60% relative humidity in the OR?

Decrease static electricity

25

What is the technical term for robotic arms?

Manipulator

26

Vitamins A, D, E, and K are absorbed in the :

Intestines

27

Which of the following vessels is harvested during a CABG : Azygous vein, internal mammary artery, popliteal vein, left axillary artery?

Internal mammary artery

28

Which type of laser is used to remove polymethacrylate from a cemented joint implant during a revision arthroplasty?

Carbon Dioxide

29

In large abdominal wounds that require frequent dressing changes, which of the following will minimize the skin break-down?

Montgomery straps

30

What is the importance of humidity when using EtO sterilization?

Hydrate spores and bacteria