Flashcards in Surgery Worksheet Deck (35):
Questions 1-10: List of personnel who are working in a surgical room, Write S for Sterile or N for Nonsterile for each team member:
Certified surgical technologist
Certified registered nurse anesthetist
Exercise 2 (11-35):
For any TRUE or FALSE questions, If answer is False, give explaination:
who is the nonsterile surgical team member responsible for monitoring and coordinating all activities within the OR, providing supplies to the CST during the surgical procedure, and managing the care of the patient?
During the surgical procedure, the _________ is responsible for monitoring physiologic functions, maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance, and performing blood replacements.
True or False. Street clothes should never be worn within seminrestricted areas of the surgical suite.
True or false. it takes two people -a rat tech and a sterile team member - to place an image receptor (IR) into the sterile IR cover.
True or false. the floor of the OR is always considered contaminated before a surgical procedure begins
True or false. A rad tech may touch only non-sterile items within the OR
True or false. items of doubtful sterility must be considered nonsterile
True or false. Sterile gowns are considered sterile in front from shoulder to the level of the knees
False; (Sterile gowns are considered sterile in front from the shoulder to the level of the sterile field.)
True or false. the sleeves of gowns are considered to be sterile from the cuff to the shoulder
False (the sleeves of gowns are considered to be sterile from the cuff to the elbow
True or false. Lifting sterile drapes on a table above table level compromises the sterile field
True or false. The rad tech should place sterile drapes over both ends of the C-arm before entering the OR
False (the C-arm should be convered with sterile drapes only after it is inside an OR.)
True or false. when a mobile x-ray unit becomes contaminated, it should never be cleaned while still inside the OR
False (cleaning within the OR helps reduce the posibility of cross contamination
During surgical procedures, the single most effective means of radiation protection is: _____
All of the following provide optimum radiation protection during surgical procedure for the rad tech, except for:
-placing the tube side of the C-arm above the patient
True or false. the rad tech should be the person who places sterile drapes over both ends of the C-arm
False (only a member of the sterile team can touch sterile supplies; the rad tech is not a member of the sterile team
list the reasons operative cholangiography is performed:
a-To investigate the patency of the bile ducts and the functional status of the sphineter of the hepatopancreastic palpation
b-to reveal [cho coi, to ra] the presence of calcuti that cannot be detected by papation
c-to demonstrate such conditions as small intraluminal neoplasms and stricture or dilation of the ducts
For the PA projection of the c-spine ACDF surgical procedure, the C-arm should be:
Angled 15 degrees cephalic
Images of the hip during surgical fixation procedures must demonstrate from the lateral side of the_______ to the ______ to ensure the hardware did not enter the joint
Femure; acetabular rim
True or false. When lining up the screw holes in the nail during a retrograde femoral nailing procedure, the hole should be imaged perfectly round and centered on the monitor.
During a femoral nailing procedure, which surgical team member may manipulate the patient's leg to align the screw holes in the C-arm image?
True or false. When positioning the C-arm for imaging a tibial nail insertion, the C-arm should be tilted to match the angle of the affected leg.
True or false. When positioining the C-arm for use during a transphenoidal resection of a pituitray tumor, the C-arm should be positioned for a lateral image
True or false. The femur and the tibia should be seen in the image after the subtraction technique is performed during temoral and tibial arteriography
False (the tibia and the femur should not be seen after substraction is performed
True or false. When performing a radiograph of an extremity during surgical procedures to install reduction hardware, the rad tech should remove sterile draping from the affected extremity to ensure proper centering
False (the rad tech should never touch sterile draping overlying the surgical area