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12 Cards in this Set

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Which position would be the most desirable for a pilonidal cystectomy or a hemorhoidectomy
A position often used in cranial procedure is called
In positioning for laminectomy, rolls or bolsters are placed
longitudinally to support the chest from axilla to hip
The position used for a patient in hypovolemic shock is
modified trendelenburg
A mayfield table would be used for which type of surgery
Good exposure for thyroid surgery is ensured by all of the following (Except firm retraction of the laryngeal nerve and surrounding structures)
modified dorsal recumbent with shoulder roll, hypereextension of the neck, and utilization of skin-stay sutures
A procedure requiring the patient to be positioned supine in modified lithotomy is
abdominoperineal resection (APR)
The patient may be placed in a supine position with the right side slightly elevated by a wedge to tilt the patient to the left
cesarean section
The position for most open bladder surgery would be
supine, bolster under pelvis
What circumstance could the patient sustain injury to the pudendal nerves
positioned on the fracture table
Which factor is important to consider when positioning the aging patient
skeletal changes, limited range of motion of joints, tissue fragility
When positioning the patient for a procedure, which of the following provides maximum patient safety and maximum surgical site exposure
patient's body does not touch metal on table, equipment Mayo stand or personnel are not resting on the patient, and bony prominences are padded