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1
Scar tissue is rich in nerve cells and blood.
A)True
B)False
2
Ligatures are either absorbable or nonabsorbable suture materials.
A)True
B)False
3
Laser surgery may be preferred over conventional surgery because it causes less damage to surrounding healthy tissue.
A)True
B)False
4
The medical assistant should demonstrate to the patient how to break the blister that forms in cryosurgery to enhance healing.
A)True
B)False
5
The nicotine from smoking constricts blood vessels in the skin, reducing circulation to the area of a wound and slowing healing.
A)True
B)False
6
Suture needles with eyes produce less trauma to the tissue being sutured than do prepackaged suture needles.
A)True
B)False
7
A surgical scrub is not necessary if you plan to wear sterile gloves.
A)True
B)False
8
Failure to complete the necessary paperwork prior to surgery can cause serious legal problems for the doctor and staff members if problems develop during or after the procedure.
A)True
B)False
9
A floater hands the sterile equipment to the physician during surgery.
A)True
B)False
10
A wet dressing inhibits bacterial access to the wound and promotes healing.
A)True
B)False







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