SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 1
Infection Control (para 1-18a)
a (para 1-18c)
Disposable items (para 1-15e)
a (para 1-12c)
Mechanically or physically cleaned but unsterile. (para 1-14ff)
b (para 1-7b)
Sanitation (para 1-14y)
d (para 1-11b)
Invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and the reaction of tissues to
their presence. (para 1-14s)
An apparatus using gaseous ethylene oxide, with or without added inert gas, as
the sterilizing agent. (para 1-14n)
Soiled with microorganisms. (para 1-14h)
Principle (para 1-14x)
Any six of the twelve listed:
Only sterile items used in sterile field.
Gowns are sterile from waist to shoulder in the front.
Tables are sterile only at table top level.
Unsterile persons do not reach over sterile field; sterile persons do not reach over
The edges of anything enclosing sterile contents are unsterile.
A sterile field is created near to time of use.
Sterile areas are always kept in view.
Sterile persons stay in sterile area.
Integrity of item is destroyed by puncture, tearing, moisture.
Number of microorganisms kept to minimum.
An item is either sterile or unsterile.
Unsterile persons avoid sterile area. (para 1-19)