Tech in Surgery NCCT Practice Test

Cancer that has spread from one place to another within the body is called______.
Metastatic
A wasting or decrease in size of an organ or tissue is _____.
Atrophy
The suffix meaning the creation of a new opening for drainage is ______.
-ostomy
Organs of the circulatory system include _____.
Heart, blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nodes
The tricusoid valve is located between the _____.
Right atrium and the right ventricle
Normal respirations occur approximately 12-20 times per_____.
Minute
The process by which white blood cells engulf bacteria is called _____.
Phagocytosis
An infection acquired in the hospital is called _____.
Nosocomial
A phatogen is a(an) _____.
Disease-causing microorganism
A drug that prolongs blood clotting time is called _____.
Anticoagulant
A life-threatening, acute allergic reaction in which cells release histamine-like subsances is called _____.
Anaphylaxis
A medication used to restore blood pressure in acute hypotensive states is _____.
Norepinphrine
A patient grounding pad is placed on a (an) ____.
Fleshy area of skin
If a needle is broken, it must be ____.
Accounted for in its entirety
All but one of the following precautions should be followed when working with disinfectants except
An unlabeled bottle or container may be used if you recognize the fluid
Which endoscope is used for visualization of the urinary bladder?
Cystoscope
Which position is better to avoid fatigue during long periods in the O.R.?
A wide stance
Jewelery and prosthectic devices are _____ removed from the patient.
Rountinely
All of the following are intraoperative routines for the O.R. tech with the exception of _____.
Carry on a conversation with the circulator
Partial excision of the kidney is called _____
Heminephrectomy
Of the following statements, which is false concerning draping procedures?
Drapes should be fanned or shaken to insure the are completely open.
An excission of a small piece of lung tissue for mocroscopic examination that is usually used to determine a diagnosis in pulmonary disease is called _____.
Lung biospy
A cement-like substance that is frequently used to augment arthroplasty components to bone is called _____.
Methyl methacrylate
The _____ is primarily responsible for positioning the patient.
Circulator
Surgical care preformed without overnight hospitalization is _____.
Ambulatory surgery
Which of the following describes a catagory 2 wound?
Entry into alimentary canal respritory system or GU system encountered
All of the folloeing are factors that affect the steam sterilization process except _____.
Type of sterilant
EO sterilization depends on all of the following except _____.
Gravity
After use, heavy instruments should be placed
In a seperate location
When preparing instruments for sterilization _____.
Box locks should be open
After surgery, the instruments, used and unused, are cleaned _____.
In the designated processing area
Pulmonic and pulmonary refer to the _____.
Lungs
The study of tumors is called_____.
Oncology
Liquids make up _____ of the body composition.
60%
The deepest anatomical part of the bone is the _____.
Marrow
The pathogen that causes most post-operative infections is ______.
Staphylococcus Aureus
Interferons _____ the effect of the virus.
Block
_____ is a dye that is introduced into the body cavity in order to become visible to the x-ray observation.
Contrast medium
Which if the following is not a synthetic drug?
Thyroid extract
After a case is over, you should _____.
Throw your mask away and get a new one
Nitrogen is always kept in a _____ Cylinder.
Black
What is a reasonable action for the nursing staff during the los of patient consciousness phase of generak anesthesia?
Restrain patient movement
Who is not a member of the sterile team?
Anesthesiologist
The material used to tie off blood vessels is _____.
Silk
In preforming a craniotomy, a _____ is created.
Skull flap
The use of intense heat from a xenon photocoagulator to create adhesions that seal breaks in the retina and to destroy proliferating blood vessels that are hemorrahaging into the retina and/or vitreous humor is called _____.
Photocoagulation
Tissue edges are brought together with precision, avoiding strangulation and eliminating dead space, to promote _____.
Wound healing
Surgical instruments are mande of what type of substance?
Stainless Steel
During surgery, many surgeons identify instruments by _____.
Type
Which of the following is the correct maximum weight for a linen pack to autoclave?
12 lbs