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Surg Tech Quiz5

Fundamental Knowledge-II.Infection Control-A,B.Asepsis, Sterilize, Disinfect

The minimum distance a nonsterile person should remain from a sterile field is 1 foot
True or false. Sterile talbes may be covered for later use False
What are the peramiters of a sterile table Talbe is sterile only on the top
At the end of the saces, drapes should be Checked for instruments, rolled off, and placed in a hamper
If a solution soaks through a sterile drape Cover wet area with impervious sterile drape or towel
The pounds of pressure necessary in a steam sterilizer set at 250 degrees F is 15-17
Positive assurance that sterilization conditions have been achieved can only be obtained through Biological control test
A wrapped tray of instruments is sterilized in a gravity displacement sterilizer at 250 degrees F for 30 minutes
The minimum exposure time for unwrapped instruments in a flash sterilizer that is set at 270 degrees F is 3 minutes
When steam is used to sterilize a rubber tubeing or catheter A residual of distilled water should be left inside the lumen
To be sterilized effectively, a linen pack must not weigh more than 12 pounds
Gravity displacement utilizes _____ to destroy microorganisms Steam
The process called cavitation occurs in the Ultrasonic cleaner
Should all instruments be open or closed during the sterilization process open
Can a solution be autoclaved No
Wrapped basin sets may be sterilized by steam under pressure at 250 degrees F for a minimum of 20 minutes
How must a basin be placed in the autoclave for sterilization On their side
Why would gas sterilization be chosen over steam sterilization It is less damaging to items
The chemical agent used in gas sterilization is Ethylene Oxide
What chemical system uses peracetic acid as a sterilant Steris
the lumen of a tubing undergoing ethylene oxide sterilization is Dried thoroughly
why is EO diluted with an inert gas such as chlorofluorocarbon it provides flame retardation
The commercial name for glutaraldehyde is Cidex
A 30 minute, single use, strilization system useful for endoscopes is Steris
Which of the following is essential when using activated glutaraldehyde for sterilization Items must be rinsed thoroughly in sterile water before use
What is the shelf life of Cidex between 14 and 28 days
In which procedure would the use of a high level disinfectant be acceptable instrument preparation Cystoscopy
In a high-speed flash sterilizer, unwrapped instruments are exposed for a minimum of 3 minutes
To kill spores, an item must be immersed in a 2% aqueous solution of glutaraldehyde for 10 hours
When placing tubing in an activated glutaraldehyde solution, one should Be certain that the interior of the tubing is completely filled
What is the role of moisture in EO sterilization Dried spores are resistant to the gas, so they must be hydrated
"Slow exhaust" is a gravity displacement steam sterilizer is used for Solutions
Oil is best sterilized by Convection hot air
What is the function of an aerator in EO sterilization it is the last cycle in the EO sterilizer, which helps exhaust the gas and add air
EO destroys cells by interfering with the normal metabolism of the protein and reproductive process
Activated glutaraldehyde is used to disinfect endoscopes for how long 20 minutes
When using a high-level disinfectant, always Rinse items with sterile distilled water before using
The chemical sterilant used in the STERIS method of sterilizing is Peracetic acid
The Endoflush system Initially cleans reusable channeled instruments
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