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Resp 2 III

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rervoir organism resides in human
host receipient of mircrobe (mouth eye etc)
carrier individual who harbors or carries the organism
direct sufficient contact with infected person (blood sprays in eye) (touch)
indirect microorganism that has been passed to person to person through a article someone used (book, pencil-(fomite))
airborne transmission microorganism transmitted in the air by contaminated droplet nuclei or dust particles.
airborne precautions (cough) remain suspended in air for a long time HEPA mask, gloves, eye
Airborne diseases TB, chicken pox, measles
Contact precautions gowns if touching patient, mask, gloves
Contact diseases staph, scabies, ebola, colitis, RSV (C-DIFF)
Droplet transmission organisms transmitted by large particle droplets only for a short time
droplet diseases pneumonia, mumps, strep, rubella, flu
Why do noscomial infections occur 1. antibiotic resistant bacteria 2. patients with anatomic/debilitating weakness (lowers resistant) 3. procedures that bridge host defenses (IV)
8 procedures that control contamination good ventilation, sterile technique, handwashing, pulmonary care, early detection and treatment, resp therapy equipment, infectious disease consulation, isolation
incernation (sterilization) destroys ojects
Created by: TnJFarrington12