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Principals L4: Infection Control
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Who is responsible for developing safe guidelines to prevent /control spread of infectious disease?
Who is responsible for maintaining minimum health and safety standards for employees?
Tier I : _________
-fairly common pathogens with known prevention steps
Tier II: ____________
Transmission Based Precaution
- epidemiologically salient (ex: ebola)
Tier I standard precautions apply to :
Tier II is used in addition to standard precautions for patients known to be infected or colonized with ______________ important pathogens that can be transmitted by ___________, ________ or ___________ (or by a combination).
airborne, droplet, or contact
Contact precautions include ___________ &_________ when in contact with patient, strict hand washing technique.
Airborne particles are ______ µm or smaller in size; remain suspended in air for long periods/distances. They can be emitted during what actions?
--sneezing & couging
List some airborne pathogens:
What are some airborne precaution measures?
standard precautions/eye protection
negative pressure OR room (normally positive pressure circulation)
smoke evacuator to minimize aerosolized spores
bacterial filters on ventilator
Droplet transmission involves contact of ____________ or __________ __________ with large particle droplets >_______µm in size. In anesthesia, these particles can be emitted during what actions/procedures?
conjunctivae or mucous membranes
Examples of pathogens spread by droplet route:
Droplet precautions include a ________ / eye protection when in ___ft of patient in addition to ________ _________.
For the specific population of anesthesia providers, incidence of ____________ is more prevalent and _________ is encouraged.
NEVER put _____________ into a sharps container.
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