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Surgical Technology Principles and Practice

Nursing

Quiz 9 :

The Principles and Practice of Aseptic Technique

Quiz 9 :

The Principles and Practice of Aseptic Technique

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When sterile supplies have been opened, the setup is vulnerable to contamination. The longer a setup remains exposed, the greater the risk of contamination. It is recommended that supplies not be left open before a case ________.
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B

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The _________________ is the center of the sterile field during surgery.
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C

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Depending on the complexity of the surgery, the amount of equipment to be prepared, and the emergent nature of the procedure, the surgical technologist and the circulator will begin to open the case __________________.
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A

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Nonsterile team members _________ lean over or reach over a sterile surface to distribute sterile goods to the field.
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Tables draped with sterile drapes are considered sterile _______________.
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When water is exposed to a sterile drape or gown, it can cause ____________, which occurs when moisture from either side of the drape serves as a vehicle for bacteria to infiltrate the drape from the nonsterile surface.
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All nonsterile surfaces are considered potentially contaminated with ________ microorganisms.
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The amount of space that should be left between sterile and nonsterile surfaces is _______________________.
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When supplies and instruments are opened for a case, for safety reasons ___________ should be passed directly to the surgical technologist or placed in an area on the sterile field where they are clearly visible.
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Protective goggles, masks, or face shields are required during any procedure in which there is _________________________________ .
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___________ provide(s) rationales for all the standards and recommendations made by professional organizations in disease transmission, biotechnology, patient safety, and advances in surgical practice.
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The basis of ___________ is the concept of barriers between contaminated and sterile surfaces. Sterile objects or surfaces are contained or confined to prevent contact with nonsterile objects.
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_____________ infection is a postoperative infection of the surgical wound.
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When used correctly, ________ produce(s) high levels of destruction of both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
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If water is found in a basin when the sterile wrapper is opened, the basin is considered _________________.
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Sterile personnel must pass other sterile personnel ________.
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_____________ is used in the health care setting for routine hand washing. Plain soap, without antiseptic, is effective in removing soluble fatty acids, soil, and debris from the skin surface.
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Jewelry of any kind is a potential source of pathogens. The recommended standard is to _____________.
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Hand washing is the simplest and most important preventive measure for reducing infection in the operating room (OR). Hand washing is ________.
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Sterile gowns are considered sterile ________.
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