Surgery final

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83836
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Surgery final
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2011-05-05 00:29:30
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  1. asepsis
    the absence of pathogenic mirobes in living tissue
  2. sterilization
    killing all microorganisms via physical or chemical agents
  3. antiseptic
    chemical agent that either kills pathogenic microorganisms or inhibits their growth on the body
  4. disinfectant
    germicidal, chemical substance that kills microorganisms on inanimate objects
  5. antimicrobial agent
    drug that is bacteriostatic or bacteriocidal
  6. clean operation
    nontraumatic wound without inflammation or break in sterile technique
  7. clean-contaminated operation
    GI or resp tract entered without sig spillage or minor break in technique
  8. contaminated operation
    major break in sterile technique, gross spillage from GI, or genitourinary /biliary tract was entered in the presence of infection
  9. dirty operation
    bacterial inflammation, traumatic wound

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