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Vocab Chap 2

burnout a condition resulting from job stress, irritability and fatigue that can markedly decrease effectiveness
cleaning the process of washing a soiled object with soap and water
critical incident any situation that causes unusually strong emotions that interfere with the ability to function
critical incident stress debriefing (CISD) session held within 24-72 hours of critical incident. mental health professionals help with emotions following a critical situation
defusing session held prior to a CISD to vent emotions
disinfecting in addition to cleaning using a disinfectant like alcohol or bleach to kill the microorganisms on a object
pathogens microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses that cause disease
personal protective equipment (PPE) equipment used to protect against injury and disease
purified protein derivative (PPD) tuberculin test a test to identify tuberculosis infection based on a person positive reaction to tuberculin s substance prepared from the tubercle bacillus
Standard Precautions a method of preventing infection by disease organisms based on the premise that all blood and body fluids are infectious. "body substance isolation"
sterilization process that the object is is subject to certain chemical or physical substance that kill all microrganisms on the surface of the object.(heated-autoclave)
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