Nursing Skills 16,17,21

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  1. Chemical substance that can kill or alter the growth of microorganisms.
    Antibiotic
  2. Killing or suppressing growth of microroganisms.
    Antimicrobial
  3. Chemical compound that is used on the skin or tissue th inhibit the growth or to eliminate the growth of microorganisms.
    Antiseptic
  4. The practice of making the environment and objects free of microorganisms.
    Asepsis
  5. Free of microorganisms.
    Aseptic
  6. Single cell microorganisms lacking a nucleus that reproduce anywhere and every few minutes.
    Bacteria
  7. Microorganisms that needs O2 to grow and thrive.
    Aerobic
  8. Microorganisms that does not needs O2 to grow and thrive.
    Anerobic
  9. Made unclean
    Contaminated
  10. Dead tissue or foreign matter.
    Debris
  11. Solutions containing chemical compounds such as phenol, alcohol, or chlorine that kill nearly all microorganisms.
    Disinfectants
  12. Tiny primative organisms of the plant kingdom that contains no chlorophyll.
    Fungi
  13. Parasitic worms or flukes that belong to the animal kingdom.
    Helminths
  14. A reaction of the body to substances interpreted as nonself.
    Immune Response
  15. The body's second line of defense helps destroy ingested pathogens. Biologic response modifier that affects cellular growth
    Interferon
  16. The practice of redicing the number of organisms present or reducing the risk of transmission or organisms.
    Medical Asepsis
  17. Organisms only visible with a microscope.
    Microorganisms
  18. Microorganisms that are capable of causing disease.
    Pathogens
  19. Gloves, gowns, masks, protective eyeware, shoe coverings, and hair coverings are known as?
    PPE
  20. Protein particles that lack nucleic acids and are not inactivated by usual methods for destroying viruses. Can cause Creutzfeldt-Jakob (Mad Cow)
    Prions
  21. One celled microscopic organisms belonging to the animal kingdom. Malaria.
    Protoza
  22. Small round or rod shaped microorganisms transmitted by bites of lice, ticks, fleas, and mites that acts as vectors.
    Rickettsia
  23. Developed by the CDC to facilitate breaking the chain of infection.
    Standard Precautions
  24. Without pathologic organisms.
    Sterile
  25. The process of destroying all microorganisms and pathogenis products.
    Sterilization
  26. Also known as sterile technique. Practice or preparing and handeling msterials in a way to prevent the patients's exposure to microorganisms.
    Surgical Asepsis
  27. Extermely small and can be seen only with an electron microscope.
    • Viruses
    • Can only grow and replicate only within a living cell.
  28. Use in addition to Standard Precautions for patients with known or suspected serious illnesses transmitted by airborne droplets. ie. Measles, Varicella, Pulmonary tuberculosis
    Airborne Precautions
  29. Transmitted by direct patient contact or contact with items in the patients enviroment.
    Contact Precautions
  30. Begins when the symptoms begin and extends until the pt is in a normal state of health. (recovery)
    Convalescent
  31. Known or suspected illiness transmitted by large-particle droplets.
    Droplet Precautions
  32. Infections transmitted to a person while receiving healthcare services.
    Health care-associated infections (HAI)
  33. Trash and used linens are placed in _____________, or moisture and particle proof, plastic bags.
    Impervious

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