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Chapter 9 - Salvo - Infection Control and Emergency Preparedness
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situations when massage should be postponed. These situations include the presence of a contagious disease that can be transmitted to others or when the client has a condition that could become more severe with the application of massage therapy.
Chain of infection
the model used to understand the infection process. Each link in the chain represents an essential component in the cycle. The chain begins when an infectious agent (pathogen) leaves its reservoir (source) through a portal of exit and is transmitted through a portal of entry to a host (destination).
is a situation that requires the therapist to modify techniques or refrain from using them to avoid possible harm.
method of disease transmission that occurs from direct physical contact between an infected person and a non-infected person.
the proliferation of pathogens inside a host.
the time interval between initial exposure to pathogens to the first appearance of disease signs and symptoms in a susceptible host.
form of disease transmission from contaminated objects or formites and infected droplets.
a protective immune response to infection, injury, or irritation.
An area, in which massage must be avoided because it is injured, is inflamed, is part of a disease process, or has a medical device or pharmaceutical product.
a biologic agent capable of causing infectious disease.
form of disease transmission that uses a vector (usually an animal or insect) to spread infectious agents between two or more hosts.
a form of disease transmission that occurs when infectious agents are transmitted through a common vehicle or source, such as food, water, air, and in some cases, blood distributed by a transfusion service.
occurs when the trachea is blocked and the affected person cannot breathe.
also called a myocardial infarction (MI), is a sudden disruption of blood flow to the heart muscle or myocardium caused by a blood clot or hemorrhage from a broken blood vessel.
a group of principles and practices to preserve health.
low blood sugar, which ranges between 45 and 60 mg/dL.
a sudden change in behavior characterized by uncontrolled and excessive electrical activity in the brain.
disorders characterized by episodes of uncontrolled and excessive electrical activity in the brain.
the minimum infection control measures used in health care settings regardless of the suspected or confirmed infection status of the client.
also called a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or brain attack; a sudden disruption of blood flow to the brain caused by a blood clot or hemorrhage from a broken blood vessel.
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