MA 102 Unit 2

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MA 102 Unit 2
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2010-01-14 00:24:09
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Week 2
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  1. topical anesthesia
    • applied to surface of skin
    • ex. ethylcloride
  2. cross infection
    passage of pathogenic microorganisms from an infected person to another person
  3. indirect transmission
    pathogens left on an object
  4. disinfection
    destruction of pathogens by physical or chemical means
  5. spores
    thick walled dormant form of bacteria very resistant to disinfection measures
  6. adjunctive medication
    additional pre-op medication prescribed by the physician * may be given to relax the patient and to increase pain tolerance
  7. edema
    swelling between layers of tissue
  8. local anesthesia
    injected into the skin
  9. conduction anesthesia
    injected into a nerve trunk that effects a large area
  10. contamination
    becoming non-sterile through contact with non-sterile material

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