Any three of the six methods listed:
Easiest and safest.
Automatic control and recording devices eliminates human factor.
Many items withstand repeated processing without damage and it leaves no
harmful residue. (para 3-2b(4)).
The time it takes for the EO gas to diffuse from the items sterilized. (para 3-3c)
Air dried (para 3-7b(3))
Any three of the five listed:
Long slow process.
Highly flammable and explosive.
Difficult to verify effectiveness. (para 3-3e)
Ethylene oxide gas is highly flammable and explosive in air. (para 3-3a)
To prevent the spread of infection. (para 3-4c)
Sorting (para 3-5b)
Sterilization (para 3-1a(2))
To avoid splattering yourself and the surrounding area. (para 3-6c(1)(e))
To prevent residual build up on the items. (para 3-7a(3))
By placing them in the autoclave and using autoclave without steam.
End of Lesson 3