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1

what is the single most important technique?

gloving

2

anti-septics are drugs or compounds known as _____ which ____ bacteria?

bacteriostatic,
inhibits

3

which of the following are necessary to provide a 1st line of defense against invasion of secondary infections in minor surgery practice?

--patient sterilization
--physician maintenance of sterile field
--physician maintenance of sterilized equipment

4

which sterilization technique had the disadvantage of not killing spores?

dry sterilization

5

Which sterilization technique is considered the most effective method?

gas autoclaving

6

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

7

Which sterilization technique has the disadvantage of dulling sharp instruments?

--steam autoclaving

8

steam autoclaving

13 minutes at 120 degrees C with pressure of 14.5 psi

9

Gas Autoclaving

Uses Ethylene Oxide

10

Dry Sterilization

Heated for 1 hour at 170 degrees C

11

Cold sterilization

Uses iodine

12

Which sterilization technique is considered the least effective method?

--cold sterilization