EXERCISES, LESSON 1
INSTRUCTIONS. Answer the following exercises by marking the letter response that
best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the
answer in the space provided.
After you have answered all the exercises turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
Prevention of infection as much as possible is the definition for:
Infection is spread by patients, by hospital personnel, and by unsterile equipment.
Which of the following means of spreading infection is most likely to originate in
a. Unsterile equipment to a patient.
b. Hospital personnel to a patient.
Patient to patient.
d. None of the above.
Commercially prepacked, usually presterilized items intended for one-time use
are called _______________________________________________________
The Gonzalez Act of 1976 does not shield you from disciplinary and administrative
measures based upon your failure to act with proper skill and due care.
Define surgically clean. _____________________________________________