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1

what term refers to the ability to produce an effect?

efficacy

2

what term indicates that a product is capable of destroying bacteria?

bactericidal

3

what term refers to a resistance to disease that is partly inherited and partly developed through healthy living

natural immunity

4

what is scabies

contagious disease caused by the itch mite

5

what does the term porous mean?

constructed of a material that has openings

6

what are bacilli?

short, rod shaped bacteria

7

what are staphylococci?

pus forming bacteria that grow in clusters like a bunch of grapes

8

what are flagella

slender hair-like extensions used by parasites for locomotion

9

what is a microscopic germ that normally exists in tap water in small numbers?

mycobacterium fortuitum

10

what is methicillin-resistant staphylococcus

type of infectious bacteria that is highly resistant to antibiotics

11

what is a responsibility if the EPA

registering all types of disinfectants sold and used in the United States

12

what happened in 1985 that triggered the creation of Universal Precautions

AIDS public health crisis

13

what is a responsibility of the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)

studying diseases and providing guidance to prevent their spread

14

what set of practices replaced Universal Precautions in 1996?

Standard Precautions

15

when should a adhesive bandage be used?

in response to an exposure incident

16

what is true about CPR

basic element of first aid every esthetician should know

17

when should you call an EMT?

as soon as possible after any significant accident has occurred

18

how many levels of burns are there?

4

19

what is a fluid created by infection?

pus

20

what is the term of illness related to conditions associated with employment?

occupational disease?

21

what part of the body tines pedis affect?

feet

22

what disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through coughing

tuberculosis (TB)

23

what is the term for any organism of microscopic or submicroscopic size?

microorganism

24

when should you apply a mask, eyewear, or gown, according to Standard Precautions?

if the splashing of body fluids is likely

25

what should you do FIRST when responding to an exposure incedent?

STOP THE SERVICE

26

when in the process of responding to an exposure incident should you recommend that the client see a physician if symptoms develop?

at the end of the service

27

what term refers ti disease causing microorganisms carried in the body by blood?

blood borne pathogens

28

what is infection control?

methods used to eliminate or reduce transmission of infectious organisms

29

what term refers to the process for properly handling sterilized and disinfected equipment and supplies to reduce contamination

aseptic procedures

30

what is the difference between rules and laws

rules are more specific than laws