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Exercises for Lesson 1

INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the letter response that best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the answer in the space provided.

After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly, reread the material referenced with the solution.

1. An artificial part is known as a(n) ______.

2. is a blood clot _____.

3. There is no difference between the perioperative period and the preoperative phase.

a. True.
b. False.

4. Surgery produces both and stress on the patient's body.

5. List five of the most common fears of surgery.

6. Preoperative instruction to the patient has no value.

a. True.
b. False.

7. helps prevent postoperative pneumonia and atelectasis.

8. What should the patient (with his mouth opened) do before coughing?

9. What can be done to help prevent circulatory problems after surgery?

Check Your Answers

1. Prosthesis
2. Thrombus
3. b
4. Physical and psychological
5. Any five of the following fears:
Separation from family. Loss of part of the body.
Exposure of his body to strangers.
Unconsciousness and the inability to know or control what is happening.
Effects of surgery on and employment.
6. b
7. Deep breathing
8. Take in a deep breath
9. Extremity exercise


David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015