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  1. A color change strip or other mark, often on autoclave tape or bag, used to monitor the process of sterilization. Color change indicats that the package has been brought to a specific temperature, but it is not an indicator of sterilization.
  2. Rediographic biteblock, ultrasonic handpiece, amalgam condenser, mirror
  3. Internal Chemical Indicators (heat strips)
  4. A preparation of nonpathogenic microorganisms, usually baterial spores, carried by an ampule or a specially impregnated paper enclosed within a pachage during sterilization and subsequently incubate to verify that sterilization has occured.
  5. No corrosion, good for materials that cannot be subjected to steam under pressure, when at correct temp. it is well suited for sharp instruments.
  1. a What are some advantages of dry heat sterilization?
  2. b What are some examples of "semicritical" objects?
  3. c This will change colors to help assess instrument exposure to temperature and steam for the required time?
  4. d What is a Chemical Indicator?
  5. e What is a Biological Indicator?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. What does a biologic monitor do?
  2. What is the time limit for Chemical Vapor Sterilization?
  3. How much pressure is used for moist heat sterilization?
  4. How long do we flush water lines in between each patient?
  5. What is "crictical" surface category?

5 True/False questions

  1. 15-30 lbs pressure (psi)How much pressure is used for dry heat sterilization?


  2. Wearing nitrile gloves you hold the instruments in one hand low in the sink, brush away from your body.What is "crictical" surface category?


  3. 250° F - 270° F (121° C - 132° C)What is the temperature range for dry heat sterilization?


  4. Immediately wash wound with soap and water, Flush area with clear water saline, Report to person in charge, Complete incident report, follow posted procedures of workplace, and follow the most recent postexposure guidelines provided by the US Publc Health Service.This will change colors to help assess instrument exposure to temperature and steam for the required time?


  5. It may corrode carbon steel instruments, unsuitable for oils or powders that are impervious to heat.What are some examples of "environmental" objects?