Rest 2300 Kittering p.I 7-14

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  1. Vegetative organism
    growing microorganisms
  2. Sterilization
    Complete destruction of all microorganisms
  3. Disinfectoin
    The process of destroying vegitative pathogenic microorganisms
  4. Pathogenic organism
    disease producing microorganisms
  5. Contaminated
    the introduction of disease-causing organisms
  6. Static
    growth is inhibited
  7. Cidal
    microorganisms are killed
  8. Spore
    a resistant form of certain species of bacteria
  9. True or False

    All equipment should be adequately cleaned by removing organic soil and disassembled prior to the disinfection process.
  10. Physical methods of Disinfection and Sterilization
    1. Steam under pressure (steam autoclave)
    • a. Conditions for sterilization: 1210C at 15 psi
    • b. cannot be used for plastics or other heat sensitive items
    • c. items must be wrapped in penetrable packaging
    • d. all air must be evacuated and steam must be allowed to penetrate all parts of the loadĀ 
    • e. heat sensitive tapes and or biological indicators are used to assure that the conditions for sterilization have been met.
  11. Physical methods of Disinfection and Sterilization
    2. Pasteurization- disinfection processes using moderate temperatures to kill vegetative organisms.
    • a. Items are first washed and then completely submersed in a hot water bath 63-700C for 30 min.
    • b. Items must then be completely dried assembled and packagedĀ 
    • c
  12. Physical methods of Disinfection and Sterilization

    3. Incineration- the best method of treating contaminated disposable items and supplies.
  13. Physical methods of Disinfection and Sterilization
    • gamma rays are used to sterilize pre packaged equipment
    • a. Items that have been gamma radiated should not be re-sterilized with ethylene oxide
  14. Chemical Methods of disinfection and sterilization.

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Rest 2300 Kittering p.I 7-14
2014-09-02 21:40:58
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Rest 2300 Kittering p.I 7-14
Rest 2300 Kittering p.I 7-14
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