Surgical Instruments and Procedures Quiz

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What is the purpose of surgical clips in occluding blood vessels or other hollow structures?

To replace traditional sutures in procedures

What is the effect of temperature difference when a telescope is introduced into the body?

It causes fogging on the telescope lens

In open surgery, how is the procedure performed?

With a larger incision and an interface

What is the purpose of insufflation in surgical procedures?

To fill cavities with carbon dioxide gas

What is the correct distance that the back table should be placed from nonsterile equipment?

6 to 12 inches

What should the Mayo stand hold during a surgical procedure?

All instruments, regardless of necessity

What is used to drape a Mayo stand during setup?

Sterile half sheet

For which surgical procedures is a subcostal incision commonly used?


What are Babcock forceps commonly used for?

Grasping delicate structures like fallopian tubes

When is the organization of the Mayo stand and back table typically done?

After the scrub person dons gown and gloves

What is the purpose of the back table during a surgical procedure?

To hold items that are used infrequently during the surgical procedure

What is the medical term for inflammation of the gallbladder?


Test your knowledge of surgical instruments and procedures with this quiz. From forceps to scissors, and the organization of the Mayo stand and back table, this quiz covers important details for medical professionals.

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