Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Resp 2 III

Study guide

QuestionAnswer
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