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During surgery, towel clips may be
removed and discarded as long as the area is covered with sterile linen
As grossly soiled instruments are returned to the scrub, they should be
wiped off with a moist sponge or soaked in a basin of sterile distilled water
When the scrub is draping a nonsterile table, he or she must
cuff the drape over his or her gloved hands
When covering a Mayo stand, the scrub should
use a wide cuff
If a sterile field becomes moistened during a case
extra linen is added to area
The main purpose of the skin prep is to
remove dirt, oil, and microbes, and to reduce the microbial count
Which is the antiseptic solution of choice for a skin prep
When are counts done in the OR
before beginning of case, at beginning of wound closure, and at skin closure
Soiled sponges are
never touched with bare hands
Specimens may be passed off the sterile OR table by the scrub person on all of the following items
towel, basin, paper
When handling uterine curettings
keep the endometrial and the endocervical curettings separate
Labor can be induced using
The needle used to instill the gas during a laparoscopy is a
A Hulka forceps is used in
gynecologic surgery
Which drug is given to aid in placental expulsion
A Humi cannula is used in
eye surgery
The aim of stress incontinence operations includes all of the following
to improve performanceof a dislodged or dysfunctional vesical neck, to restore normal urethral length, to tighten and restore the anterior urethral vesical angle
A procedure done on young women who evidence benign uterine tumors but who wish to preserve fertility is a
A procedure to prevent cervical dilatation that results in release of uterine contents is a
An endoscopic investigation of the uterus and tubes is a
Sterility can be accomplished by the following procedures
A scheduled procedure whose ultimate surgical goal involves abdominal, perineal, and groin dissection is a
radical vulvectomy and lymphadenectomy
An endoscopic approach to pelvic and intra-abdominal examination is
The procedure that provides visualization of the internal contour of the uterus is a
Extrauterine pregnancies can occure in the
abdominal cavity and tube
When gynecologic setup would include various sizes of sterile cannulas
suction curettage
A Foley catheter is placed into the presurgical hysterectomy patient to
avoid injury to the bladder
What would an anterior and posterior repair accomplish
repair of cystocele and rectocele
Reconstruction of the cervical canal is called
An incision made during normal labor to facilitate delivery with less trauma to the mother is a
Cervical carcinoma in situ can be classified as
limited to the epithelial layer, noninvasive
The fallopian tube is grasped with
Reconstruction of the fallopian tube setup would include
Bowman lacrimal probes
To confirm the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy, it is sometimes necessary to perform a
Cervical conization is accomplished using the following
scalpel, cautery, laser
In which procedure would chromotubation with diluted methyleve blue be used
The most commonly identified ovarian cyst is the
A herniation of the cul-de-sac of Douglas is a
A vesicourethral abdominal suspension is known as a
A condition causing leakage of urine into the vagina is a
vesicovaginal fistula
What special technique is employed during a hysterectomy
discard instruments used on cervix and vagina
Papanicolaou indicates
cytologic study of cervical smear
A technique employed for cervical biopsy is
multiple punches at 3,6,9, and 12 o'clock
In a cesarean birth, the uterus is opened with a knife and extended with a
bandage scissor
At which point in a cesarean is a bulb syringe used
when fetal head is delivered
Oxytocics are given in a cesarean after the baby's shoulders are delivered
to contract the uterus
When closing a uterus in a cesarean, the edges of the uterine incision are clamped with which of the following
Which incision is used in laparoscopy
What suture would be placed into the wall of a large ovarian cyst prior to aspiration of its contents and final removal
What is the preferred procedure for recurrent or persistent carcinoma of the cervix after radiation therapy has been completed
pelvic exenteration
Which instruments would be used to grasp the anterior cervix after radiation therapy has been comoleted
Laparoscopic tubal occlusion may utilize all of the following methods of effecting sterilization
bipolar coagulation, Silastic bands, and spring clip
A holding instrument NOT found on a vaginal procedure is a
Conization of the cervix may be accomplished by all of the following
scalpel, laser, and electrosurgery
An enterocele differs diagnostically from a rectocele by its contents and its position in the perineum. Its location is in the
Pouch of Douglas
Pelviscopy differs from laparoscopy in the
utilization of a larger trocar and scope, and utilization of a 30-degree angled scope
A Stamey endoscopic procedure is performed to
suspend the visicle neck
What is the name given to a radical vaginal hysterectomy
What surgical procedure provides obliteration of the vagina by denuding and approximating the anterior and posterior walls of the vagina
The hysteroscope may be used to identify or remove all of the following
lost IUD's, intrauterine adhesions, and submucosa fibroids
Needle aspiraion of the cul-de-sac is surgically termed
An alternative to abdominal hysterectomy utilizing an endoscope is surgically termed
laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH), and pelviscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy (PAVH)
What procedure cannot be performed through a pelviscope
Endometrial ablation is performed to correct
Endoscopic visualization of the uterine cavity is called
True marsupialization of a Bartholin cyst involves
suturing the posterior wall of the cyste to the skin edges, and removal of anterior wall of cyste
What is the self-retaining retractor used in vaginal procedures
Extrauterine disease of the female reproductive system may utilize any of the following lasers via a colposcope or laparoscope
CO2, Nd:YAG, argon