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These are the initials of the U.S. government agency that mandates and enforces safe working conditions for employees.
OSHA=Occupational Safety and Heath Administration
The series or components that lead to infection are referred to as the:
Chain of infection
The pathogen responsible for causing an infection is called the infections:
The term pathogenic means;
Productive of disease
A specimen processor removes the stopper from a tube without barrier protection and feels a mist of specimen touch his eyes. what type of exposure occurs though eye contact?
Isolation procedures are used to separate patients from contact with others if they;
have highly transmissible infections.
Which of the following should be removed from a list of microbes?
Which of the following is most likely to increase susceptibility to infection?
A. Tacking difficult jobs
B. A plant-based diet
C. Pervious vaccination
D. Use of antibiotics
Use of antibiotics
An individual who has little resistance to an infections microbe is referred to as a susceptible:
MSDS information includes:
general and emergency information.
Transmission-based precautions must be followed for patients with:
highly transmissible diseases.
Which of the following patients would require contact precautions pending a diagnosis?
A. A child with a maculopapular rash highly suggestive of rubeola (measles)
B. A diapered patient with symptoms of infection with an enteric pathogen
C. An HIV-positive patient who has a cough, fever, and pulmonary infiltrate
D. A man with a severe persistent cough indicative of Bordetella pertussis
A diapered patient with symptoms of infection with an enteric pathogen
An individual is infected with Escherichia coli (E. coli) after eating contaminated spinach. what type of infection transmission is involved?
An avulsion is a:
tearing away of a body part.
This type of precaution is requires for a patient with Mycoplasma pneumonia.
Typical neonatal ICU infection-contro; procedure includes:
decontaminating hands and wears new gloves for each patient.
What does the NFPA code word RACE mean?
Rescue, alarm, confine, extinguish
Which of the following statements concerning an employee's exposure to a blood-borne pathogen is untrue?
A. Employees are entitled to free confidential medical evaluation.
B. Exposure should be documented on an incident reported form.
C. Incidents should be reported to a supervisor immediately.
D. Source patients, if known, must be tested for HIV an HBV.
Source patients, if known, must be tested for HIV and HBV
When the Chain of infection is broken, an:
infection is prevented from happening.
The focus of infection control turned from preventing patients-to-patients transmission to patients-to-personnel transmission with the introduction of the concept.
Universal precautions (UP)
The term used to describe an infection that infects the entire body is;