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Phlebotomy Ch.4

Ch. 4 key terms

Isolation practice associated with airborne diseases Airborne precautions
Pertaining to a hazard caused by infectious organisms Biohazard
Continuous link between six components that make it possible for infections to occur. Chain of infection
isolation practices to prevent the spread of disease caused by patient contact. Contact precautions
Isolation practices to prevent the spread of microoranisms carried in fluid. Droplet precaustions
Infection contact by a patient as the result of a hospital stay or an outpatient procedure. Health care acquired infection
Procedures to control and monitor infections within an institution. Infection control
Infection acquired in the hospital nosocominal infection
Apparel worn to prevent contact with and transmission of pathogenic microoganism Personal protective equipment
Preventive measures taken when a person is exposed to infections Postexposure prophylaxis
Emission of radiant energy Radioactivity
Guidelines describing personnal protective practices Standard precautions
Isolation procedures based on airborne,droplets, and contact disease transmission Transmission-based precautions
Created by: theboger03