Flashcards in Surgery Quiz Deck (9)
what should a tech do with the shoe covers after radiography services are no longer needed in the surgical suite?
Remove and dispose of them before leaving the surgical area
What procedure should a tech follow if the sterile field is accidentally compromised?
Immediately notify a member of the OR staff
when using a C-arm unit to perform the lateral projection of the cervical spine, what procedure should be accomplished to place the spine into the center of the monitor?
Raise or lower the C-arm
Where should the C-arm be centered for an operative Cholangiogram?
Over the right side of the abdomen and inferior to the rib line
which of the following is incorrect concerning the principles of aseptic technique?
Sterile persons touch only nonsterile items or areas
What is the accepted protocol for the wearing of street clothes within the semirestricted and restricted areas of a surgical suite?
The should never be worn in either area.
which personnel is a member of the sterile team during surgical procedure? (circulator, rad tech, anesthesia provider, physician assistant)
what is the proper procedure for placing an IR into a sterile IR cover?
A surgical technologist should open the sterile IR cover and hold it open for the rad tech to insert the IR into it.