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Preoperative Case Management-Aseptic Technique
Which organism is not associated with wound infection?
"Strike-through" is used aseptically to describe:
Soaking of moisture from unsterile to sterile layers
The most common nosocomial infection are:
Urinary infections with catheter use
A urinary tract infection following a cystoscopy is an example of a:
What is the correct procedure to follow when a sterile metal graduate is opened & water droplets are on the inside?
Discard the pitcher, it is contaminated
When opening a sterile wrapper the unsterile person should first open the:
Corner farthest from the body
Inanimate particles that can be vectors for infection are called:
Nosocomial refers to:
Hospital acquired infection
A patient who underwent a bronchoscopy is diagnosed with a Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection, which is traced to this type of infection?
The body's first line of defense against infection is:
Which of the following terms refers to the level of honesty & integrity that every surgical technologist must uphold in the delivery of quality patient care?
For aseptic purposes, covering a sterile table for later use is:
Not permissible in any circumstance
The most frequent means by which infections are spread are:
Direct contact with infected person
The purposeof the surgical hand scrub is to:
Reduce the number of microorganisms
Which action would not be taken following a needlestick?
Which of the following statements is correct?
Once sterile drapes have been positioned, they should not be removed
What pathogen is most commonly associated with surgical wound infections?
A towel clip is used on the sterile field to keep a drape in place but is removed by the surgeon. How should the surgical technologist handle the towel clip?
Handed off the field to the circulator