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31

Complete the following statement that accurately describes how to properly handle endoscopes.
Do not _____ with other instruments,

mix

32

Complete the following statement that accurately describes how to properly handle endoscopes.
Never _____ on top of each other,

pile

33

Complete the following statement that accurately describes how to properly handle endoscopes.
Check for dents, scratches, or rough edges; this can cause _____ damage or corrosion of the instrument.

tissue

34

Complete the following statement that accurately describes how to properly handle endoscopes.
Do not allow the fiberoptic _____ to swing free.

cable

35

Clamps should be closed on the _____ ratchet only.
a. tightest
b. second
c. middle
d. first

d. first

36

What should the surgical technologist know about each surgical instrument?
a. name and type
b. function and composition
c. name and use
d. length and weight

c. name and use

37

On the instrument table, place forceps _____ instrument like Peans and Ochsners.
a. on top of
b. under
c. next to
d. away from

c. next to

38

What should be done with heavy retractors during the preoperative phase?
a. Keep them separate from the other instruments.
b. Lay them next to the other instruments.
c. Handle them carefully to ensure they are not nicked or scratched.
d. Avoid dropping or bouncing them on the floor.

a. Keep them separate from the other instruments.

39

Jaws, _____, and _____ should align exactly.
a. teeth; serrations
b. teeth; ratchets
c. ratchets, serrations
d. clamps, teeth

a. teeth; serrations

40

Handle loose instruments separately to prevent _____ or _____.
a. damage; chipping of the surface
b. interlocking; crushing
c. them from being mixed in with the sets; interchanged with others
d. imperfections; misalignment

b. interlocking; crushing

41

_____ and _____ should all point the same direction for ring-handled instruments.
a. Tips; joints
b. Curvatures; edges
c. Edges; joints
d. Curvatures; angles

d. Curvatures; angles

42

Instruments are passed _____ to the surgeon in a _____ manner.
a. quickly; calm and gentle
b. firmly; decisive
c. individually; calm and gentle
d. quickly; decisive

b. firmly; decisive

43

Short instruments are usually used for _____.
a. superficial wounds
b. adjusting surgical drapes
c. deep body cavities
d. handling surgical specimens

a. superficial wounds

44

Loose instruments on the sterile field should be _____.
a. left alone for the surgeon's use
b. considered contaminated
c. left alone until the final count
d. removed immediately after use and placed on the Mayo stand or back table

d. removed immediately after use and placed on the Mayo stand or back table

45

Hold hemostatic clamps by the _____ when passing to another person.
a. box lock
b. tips
c. ring handles or ends
d. jaws

a. box lock

46

Keep instruments with lumens patent during the surgical procedure by _____.
a. using a probe to remove obstructions
b. blowing through the center of the lumen
c. using a pipestem cleaner
d. irrigating with sterile water

d. irrigating with sterile water

47

A signal for scissors requires the _____ and ____ finger moving together.
a. thumb; fore
b. index; middle
c. thumb; middle
d. index; thumb

b. index; middle

48

Select instruments in proportion to the _____ of the surgical site.
a. angle
b. tissue type
c. depth
d. difficulty

c. depth

49

Keep the electrosurgical tip surface free of _____ and _____ since buildup can affect conductivity.
a. blood and tissue
b. debris and necrotic tissue
c. eschar and debris
d. eschar and tissue

c. eschar and debris

50

For those instruments that are frequently used, a _____ _____ can be placed across the patient.
a. sterile towel
b. magnetic pad
c. sterile tray
d. none of the above

b. magnetic pad