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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. direct contact
  2. droplet transmission
  3. bacteremia
  4. vehicle transmission
  5. standard precautions
  1. a the form of disease transmission involving close association between hosts
  2. b the movement of an airborne particle of mucus and sputum from the respiratory tract
  3. c using those measures to avoid contact with a patient's bodily fluids; examples include wearing gloves, goggles, and proper disposal of used hypodermic needles
  4. d the presence of live bacteria cells in the blood
  5. e the spread of disease through contaminated food or water

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a bacterial metabolic poison composed of protein that is released to the environment; in the human body, it can affect various organs and systems
  2. an individual who has recovered from a disease but retains the infectious agents in the body and continues to shed them
  3. the ability of a disease-causing agent to gain entry to a host and bring about a physiological or anatomical change interpreted as disease
  4. a microorganism that invades the tissues when body defenses are suppressed
  5. the number of microorganisms needed to bring about infection

5 True/False questions

  1. epidemica worldwide epidemic

          

  2. nosocomial infectionsa disease that develops in an otherwise healthy individual

          

  3. period of declinethe phase of a disease during which symptoms subside

          

  4. healthcare-associated infections (HAI)an infection resulting from treatment for another condition while in a hospital or healthcare facility

          

  5. invasivenessan indication of the presence of a disease, especially one observed by a doctor but not apparent to the patient

          

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