Corpsman Manual Ch 9 Flashcards Preview

Advancement > Corpsman Manual Ch 9 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Corpsman Manual Ch 9 Deck (46)
Loading flashcards...
0

What is defined as the hygienic means of promoting health through prevention of human contact with the hazards of wastes?

Sanitation

1

What is any animal capable of transmitting pathogens or producing human or animal discomfort or injury?

Vector

2

What are organisms (insects, rodents, snakes) that adversely affect military ops and the well being of man and animal; attack real property, supplies, and equipment; or are otherwise undesirable?

Pests

3

Requirements for food service training are addressed in what series?

SECNAVINST 4061.1

4

Vaccines used to protect Navy and Marine Corps personnel against certain diseases before exposure to infection are called what?

Prophylactic immunizations

5

Immunizations procured for the armed forces are required to meet the minimum standards set by the what?

Department of health and human services (HHS)

6

What are diseases that may be transmitted from a carrier to a susceptible host?

Communicable

7

What series, standards of potable water, sets drinking water standards for U.S. Naval establishments worldwide, both ashore and afloat

BUMEDINST 6240.1

8

What is spent water of a ship, base, industrial plant, or other activity?

Waste water

9

In 2008, infections accounted for an estimated 1.7 million infections and how many associated deaths in American hospitals alone, according to cdc

99,000

10

What is the state of being free of pathogenic organisms?

Asepsis

11

What is the number of micro-organisms contaminating an object?

Bioburden

12

What is a diagnostic test of a prevacuum sterilizer's ability to remove air from the chamber and detect air leaks ?

Bowie-dick type test

13

What is the reproduction and growth of micro organisms in living tissue cells or on a nutrient medium?

Culture

14

What is an infection resulting from treatment in a hospital and is secondary to the patient's original condition?

Nosocomial infection

15

What is the process that destroys all types and forms of microorganisms?

Sterilization

16

What is the quantity of materials or supplies required to treat a single patient?

Unit dose

17

What is the study of microscopic life forms called microorganisms?

Microbiology

18

Disease producing organisms are said to be what?

Pathogenic

19

What are micro organisms that are much smaller than bacteria?

Viruses

20

What are single cells animals that DO NOT have a rigid cell wall?

Protozoa

21

What is one of the most important procedures in preventing the transfer of micro organisms from one person to another?

Hand washing

22

What is an effective antiseptic for reducing transient and resident microbial hand flora, and has a sustained antimicrobial effect?

Chlorhexidine gluconate

23

What are water soluble complexes of iodine with organic compounds that are effective against all gram positive and gram negative bacteria and viruses?

Iodophors

24

Waterless hand washing agents contain 70 percent isopropyl alcohol and virtually disinfect the skin in how many seconds

20

25

Washing increases the protective nature of the gloves up to what percent?

60%

26

What gloves are the highest quality, most expensive, and best fitting?

Sterile surgical

27

What gloves offer the highest quality and best fit at a greatly reduced cost when sterile surgical gloves are not required?

Procedural

28

What gloves are the least expensive type of non sterile gloves that are commonly used in routine procedures?

Latex examination

29

What is a stiff, thin, woven mask used for simple procedures for protection from splashing and aerosols?

Cone mask