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c-arm comp

Airborne precautions reduce the risk of transmitting dust particles contaminated with infectious organisms
Asepsis the absence of microorganisms
Contract precautions reduce the rick of transmitting pathogens skin to skin or by a contaminated object
droplet precautions designed to minimize the contact or large-particle droplets with the mucous membranes
nosocomial infection hospital acquired
sterile conscience awareness of sterile fields and responsibility to notify others if contamination occurs
sterile field a microorganism free zone
sterilization process of treating items with heat, gas, or chemicals to make them germ free.
Virulence factors characteristics of certain microorganisms that cause them to be pathenogenic
Standard precautions designed to reduce the risk of transmission of unknown pathogens
Standard precaution include blood, all body fluids, secretions and excretions, nonintact skin, mucous membranes
Medical asepsis reducing the probability of transferring infectious organisms to another person
Surgical asepsis destruction of pathogens with chemicals
Created by: annaluz87