Surgical Instruments & Sterilization pg 399

Procedure steps of Sanitizing Equipment for Disinfection or Sterilization...steps go in order for test
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Put on gloves,gown, & eye protection
2
For equipment that requires assembly, take removable sections apart
3
Check the operation and integrity of the equipment
4
Rinse the instrument w/ cool water
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Force streams of soapy water through any tubular or grooved instruments
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Use a hot, soapy solution to dissolve fats or lubricants left on the surface
7
Soak 5 to 10 min
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Use friction to wipe down the instruments
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Check jaws of scissors/ forceps to ensure that all debris has been removed
10
Rinse well
11
Dry well before putting into autoclave if sterilizing in disinfecting solution
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Items used in sanitation process must be disinfected or dicarded