Flashcards in Quiz #2 Deck (12):
what is the single most important technique?
anti-septics are drugs or compounds known as _____ which ____ bacteria?
which of the following are necessary to provide a 1st line of defense against invasion of secondary infections in minor surgery practice?
--physician maintenance of sterile field
--physician maintenance of sterilized equipment
which sterilization technique had the disadvantage of not killing spores?
Which sterilization technique is considered the most effective method?
the mayo stand may be used to maintain a sterile field by providing all the following:
--location to place instruments
--location that includes immediate air space above stand
--location a sterile glove may contact
Which sterilization technique has the disadvantage of dulling sharp instruments?
13 minutes at 120 degrees C with pressure of 14.5 psi
Uses Ethylene Oxide
Heated for 1 hour at 170 degrees C