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TermDefinition
indirect infection infection resulting from improper handling materials, contamination of aticles, fomes,
carrier infection exchange of disease by direct or indirect contact with an infected human or animal
droplet infection airborne infection in which pathogens discharge from the mouth or nose by coughing or sneezing are carries though the air and settleo n objects
parenteral entry refers to peircing of the skiijor mucous membrane also called needle stick
passive acquired immunity results from recieving antibodies from another source such as breast milk or from injections of gamma globulin antioxins or immune serums
artificial accquired immunity obtained from inoculation or vaccination against a disease
msds papers (material saftey data sheets) covers chemical content, labeling, storage and saftey advice
red(fire) example are flash point and relative fire hazards
yellow(reactivity) examples are instability, such as harsh checimals, unreliable heat, chemical reactions when mixed
blue (health) ex hazardous material, inhalation of irratants, toxic fumes
white (personal protection) ex corrosive acid, raditaion
EPA (environment protection agency) regulates and approves material, equipment, medical devices
FDA (food and drug administration) regulates and approves marketing products and solutions used in infection control
OSHA (organization safty and health admin) issues and enforces restrictions and guidness for infection control sets standards and regulations conditions for emplyers to provide safty
OSAP (org for safty and asepsis procedures) national org of health professionals that studies and makes suggestions for regulations and guidelines for infection control
CDC (centers for disease control and prevention) sets regulations and issues suggestions for infection controls which enfoerced by OHSA
hazardous waste containers receptacle for used unsanitary items
germicide substance that destroy some germs
disinfectant app of chemicals to kill, reduce, elimate germs
steralization the process of destroying all microorgnims
fungi mold, yeast, slimes) grows into two forms, Filamentous (molds) and Unicellular (yeast)
objective symtoms signs, are evidence observed by someoneo other then the patient
subjective symtoms are evidence of diseases reported by the patien for ex odontalgia(tooth ach)
remission lessing or abating) temp or perm cessation or a sever condition such as a case of sinsusitis or some stage of cancer
pathology the study of diseases
etiology casue of certaun disease
endogenous disease ariing from within the cell or organism, rising weithin the body such as imnfections, tumors, congenital or meabolic abnormailities
rod baceria called bacilli, if oval in shap=coccobaccili
Created by: kimiee on 2014-06-02



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