Med Surge Test 1

-ectomy

Excision or removal of
EX: appendectomy

-lysis

Destruction of
EX: Electrolysis

-orrhaphy

repair or suture of
EX: Herniorrhaphy

-oscopy

looking into
EX endoscopy

-ostomy

creation of opening into
EX: colonoscopy

-otomy

cutting into or incision of
EX: Tracheotomy

-plasty

repair or reconstruction of
EX: mammoplasty

Echinacea

may cause inflammation of the liver with certain medications

Feverfew

may inhibit platlet activity

garlic

may increase bleeding especially in patients taking anticoagulants

Ginko Balboa

may increase bleeding especially in patients taking anticoagulants

Ginseng

may increase bleeding, heart rate or BP

Goldenseal

may increase BP and swelling

Kava

may prolong the effects of certain anesthetic or antiseizure medicine
may cause liver injury

Licorice

increase BP, swelling and electrolyteimbalance

St. John's Wort

may prolong anesthetic agents

Vitamine E

may increase bleeding
may affect thyroid function
may increase BP in patients with high BP

VTE

venous thromboembolism
includes DTV and pulmonary embolism

AOD area

admission observation discharge area

circulating nurse

assists with preparing room
ensures needed items prepared and sterile
identifies and admits pt to OR bed
participated in insertion of monitoring device and anesthesia
records, labels and sends samples to proper location
reports info to PACU nurse

Scrub nurse

prepares instrument table
assists with draping pt
counts medical devices
reports amount of medication used

MAC

monitored anesthesia care
used by ACP's
formerly called conscious sedation

TIVA

total intravenous anesthesia

LMA

larengeal mask airway

EMLA cream

eutectic mixture of local anesthetics
a combination of prilocain and lidocaine

suffering

the state of distress associated with loss
insecurity and lack of control