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Surgical Technology Principles and Practice

Nursing

Quiz 32 :

Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery

Quiz 32 :

Thoracic and Pulmonary Surgery

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__________________ is the loss of elasticity and distention of the alveoli.
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A

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Patients who undergo a VATS technique for resection of blebs may be placed on mechanical _______ in the immediate postoperative period.
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A

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______________________ is bloody sputum or bleeding arising from the respiratory tract.
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B

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The surgical removal of a portion of the parietal pleura is called ________________.
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____________ of one or both lungs is performed to remove a diseased lung and replace it with a donor lung.
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Decortication of the lung is the surgical removal of a portion of the ______________.
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Pulmonary angiography is performed when computed tomography (CT) scans are inconclusive for diagnosis of __________.
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________________ is generally used only for the removal of large tissue or a foreign body.
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With the patient in the ___________ position, it is necessary to position a magnetic instrument pad over the top drape to serve as a neutral zone and to retain any instruments that are placed on the drape.
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When a thoracotomy is performed, the edges of the wound are covered with laparotomy sponges to protect the wound edges from ____________.
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With a thoracotomy, the shoulder muscles are retracted using a __________.
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_____________ is the distribution of oxygen to the tissue.
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The procedure that removes an entire lung to debulk (reduce the size of) a malignant tumor is called a _______________________.
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_____________ is defined as difficulty in breathing.
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The ________ begin(s) at the larynx and branch(es) into two main airways.
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The ________ nerves are carefully preserved during pneumonectomy.
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__________________ requires 10-mm lenses in sizes 0 and 30 degrees.
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Thoracic and _____________ surgery includes procedures of the _________ system and thoracic cavity, excluding those that involve the heart and cardiac vessels.
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Bronchoscopy is the insertion of a flexible fiberoptic or rigid telescope into the _________.
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During a pulmonary function test, the total volume of air is exhaled after maximum inspiration. This is called ____________________.
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