Flashcards in Infection Control Deck (50)
what term refers to the ability to produce an effect?
what term indicates that a product is capable of destroying bacteria?
what term refers to a resistance to disease that is partly inherited and partly developed through healthy living
what is scabies
contagious disease caused by the itch mite
what does the term porous mean?
constructed of a material that has openings
what are bacilli?
short, rod shaped bacteria
what are staphylococci?
pus forming bacteria that grow in clusters like a bunch of grapes
what are flagella
slender hair-like extensions used by parasites for locomotion
what is a microscopic germ that normally exists in tap water in small numbers?
what is methicillin-resistant staphylococcus
type of infectious bacteria that is highly resistant to antibiotics
what is a responsibility if the EPA
registering all types of disinfectants sold and used in the United States
what happened in 1985 that triggered the creation of Universal Precautions
AIDS public health crisis
what is a responsibility of the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
studying diseases and providing guidance to prevent their spread
what set of practices replaced Universal Precautions in 1996?
when should a adhesive bandage be used?
in response to an exposure incident
what is true about CPR
basic element of first aid every esthetician should know
when should you call an EMT?
as soon as possible after any significant accident has occurred
how many levels of burns are there?
what is a fluid created by infection?
what is the term of illness related to conditions associated with employment?
what part of the body tines pedis affect?
what disease is caused by bacteria transmitted through coughing
what is the term for any organism of microscopic or submicroscopic size?
when should you apply a mask, eyewear, or gown, according to Standard Precautions?
if the splashing of body fluids is likely
what should you do FIRST when responding to an exposure incedent?
STOP THE SERVICE
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
what term refers ti disease causing microorganisms carried in the body by blood?
blood borne pathogens
what is infection control?
methods used to eliminate or reduce transmission of infectious organisms
what term refers to the process for properly handling sterilized and disinfected equipment and supplies to reduce contamination