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Surgical procedures

1. Which, if any, of the following statements are true?

a. Appendicitis is inflammation of the vermiform appendix.
b. An appendectomy is a surgical procedure to remove that organ.
c. Appendicitis may be acute, subacute, or chronic.
d. Cathartics or enemas should be administered to prepare the patient for surgery.

 2. A/an _______________ is a procedure in which both the _______ ______ and some of the surrounding tissue are excised to eliminate cancer or to treat _________ or a/an ________________.

a. A radical prostatectomy is a procedure in which both the prostate gland and some of the surrounding tissue are excised to eliminate cancer or to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia or an enlarged prostate.
b. A modified prostatectomy is a procedure in which both the prostate gland and some of the surrounding tissue are excised to eliminate cancer or to treat incontinence or an enlarged prostate.
c. A radical vasectomy is a procedure in which both the prostate gland and some of the surrounding tissue are excised to eliminate cancer or to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia or an enlarged prostate.
d. A hysterectomy is a procedure in which both the prostate gland and some of the surrounding tissue are excised to eliminate cancer or to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia or an enlarged prostate.

3. The ____________ is a pear-shaped sac located near the right lobe of the liver that holds _______; a/an _________ is surgery to remove that organ.

a. The pancreas is a pear-shaped sac located near the right lobe of the liver that holds bile; a/an pancreatectomy is surgery to remove that organ.
b. The appendix is a pear-shaped sac located near the right lobe of the liver that holds bile; a/an cholecystectomy is surgery to remove that organ.
c. The gall bladder is a pear-shaped sac located near the right lobe of the liver that holds bile; a/an appendectomy is surgery to remove that organ.
d. The gall bladder is a pear-shaped sac located near the right lobe of the liver that holds bile; a/an cholecystectomy is surgery to remove that organ.

4. In cases of bladder stones or the removal of other tissue from the bladder, a/an __________ is performed by the insertion of a thin, lighted instrument through the urethra and into the bladder.

a. Cystoscopy
b. Arthroscopy
c. Laparoscopy
d. Appendectomy

5. A/an ____________ allows a physician to examine the surfaces of the joints and surrounding tissues to diagnose joint complications, repair injuries, remove foreign bodies or monitor disease.

a. Laminectomy
b. Dilation
c. Biopsy
d. Arthroscopy

Diagnostic Procedures

6. __________________ are a group of tests that are performed together to detect, evaluate, and monitor disease or damage. This procedure determines levels of albumin and bilirubin, among others.

a.  A standard liver panel
b.  A complete blood count
c. Cerebrospinal fluid analysis
d. Biopsy

7. A/an ______________________________ refers to the test usually used to screen for HIV infection.

a. A standard liver panel
b. Cisternography
c. Electroencephalography
d. Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

8. Which, of any, of the following statements about ultrasound scanning is false?

a. Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to obtain internal body images.
b. A neurosonography is an ultrasound of the brain and spinal column that can diagnose strokes and brain tumors.
c. Ultrasound imaging is less effective than x-rays at revealing soft tissue damage such as torn ligaments, muscles and tendons.
d. Painful inflammatory processes can be identified through the use of ultrasound imagery.

9. A/an _______________________ provides information about the number and percentage of red and white blood cells and platelets present. Because abnormally high or low counts are indicative of many types of disease, this test is one of the most commonly performed blood tests in medicine.

a. Blood culture
b. Complete blood count (CBC)
c. Glucose tolerance test
d. Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)

10. Testing for genetic defects is possible through the use of ___________, usually done at 14 to 16 weeks of pregnancy.

a.  Amniocentesis
b. Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
c. Ultrasound imaging
d. Biopsy

Answer Key

1. Which, if any, of the following statements is false?

d. Cathartics or enemas should be administered to prepare the patient for             surgery.

2. A/an _______________ is a procedure in which both the _______ ______ and some of the surrounding tissue are excised to eliminate cancer or to treat _________ or a/an ________________.

a.  A radical prostatectomy is a procedure in which both the prostate gland and some of the surrounding tissue are excised to eliminate cancer or to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia or an enlarged prostate.

3. The ____________ is a pear-shaped sac located near the right lobe of the liver that holds   _______; a/an _________ is surgery to remove that organ.

d.  The gall bladder is a pear-shaped sac located near the right lobe of the liver               that holds bile; a/an cholecystectomy is surgery to remove that organ.

4. In cases of bladder stones or the removal of other tissue from the bladder, a/an __________ is performed by the insertion of a thin, lighted instrument through the urethra and into the bladder.

a)      Cystoscopy

5. A/an ____________ allows a physician to examine the surfaces of the joints and surrounding tissues to diagnose joint complications, repair injuries, remove foreign bodies or monitor disease.

d.   Arthroscopy

Diagnostic procedures

6. __________________ are a group of tests that are performed together to detect, evaluate, and monitor disease or damage. This procedure determines levels of albumin and bilirubin, among others.

a. A standard liver panel

7. A/an ______________________________ refers to the test usually used to screen for HIV infection.

d. Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

8. Which, of any, of the following statements about ultrasound scanning is false?   

c.   Ultrasound imaging is less effective than x-rays at revealing soft tissue damage such as torn ligaments, muscles and tendons.

9.  A/an _______________________ provides information about the number and percentage of red and white blood cells and platelets present. Because abnormally high or low counts are indicative of many types of disease, this test is one of the most commonly performed blood tests in medicine.

b. Complete blood count (CBC)

10. Testing for genetic defects is possible through the use of ___________, usually done at 14 to 16 weeks of pregnancy.

a. Amniocentesis

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  1. B.Sujatha
    July 14, 2016
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    Very useful and practical one…

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