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principle/asepsis wd

principles of asepsis terminology

absence of pathogens asepsis
ways by which infecting organisms are transmitted to sterile objects contamination
process of reducing the number of microorganisms from the hands/arms to a safe level before participating in an operative procedure surgical scrub
free of all microorganisms sterile
transmission of microorganisms from person to person/from object to person or vise versa contamination
organisms present on the epidermis which have been picked up thru contact w/other objects, easily removed by scrubbing transient flora
an individual's inner awareness of aseptic principles and adherence to aspetic technique in all situations; professional honesty surgical conscience
invasion of the body by disease producing microorganisms and the reaction of the tissues of their presence and their toxins infection
presence of microorganisms nonsterile
condition of the skin, which exists immeadiately following the surcigal scrub in which the bacterial flora has been reduced w/in safe limits. transient flora is decreased, but resident flora is not affected surgically clean
transmission of microorganisms to a sterile field by moisture that has penetrated the sterile barrier contamination
bacterial population peculiar to a particular body location; made up of transient/resident flora normal flora
deep layer of skin, containing sebaceous and sweat glands,blood vessels, nerve and hair roots dermis
to introduce microorganisms to a sterile field contaminate
area around operative site including furniture covered w/sterile drapes and members of the surgical team properly attired sterile field
outer layer of skin that varies in thicknes epidermis
bacteria which are normally present below the skin surface in secaceous glands and hair follicles resident flora
microorganisms capable of producing disease pathogens
area under the fingernail subungual area
procedures which render and maintain an object/area completely free of pathogens; surgical asepsis aseptic technique
Created by: clmcnees