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aseptic

1. free from living pathogenic organisms; sterile
2. aiming to achieve a germ-free condition
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A survey demonstrated the safety of sterile or complete aseptic techniques, but it often happens that no gloves, sterile towels, or new needles are used before the injection.
Moreover, strict adherence to handwashing, aseptic techniques and infection control protocol are essential nursing interventions to reduce infection.
If guidewire exchange is used, meticulous aseptic technique is necessary.
The CDC and other related agencies are formulating updated guidelines and policies in an effort to provide basic infection control and aseptic techniques for injections and blood sampling.
com)-- Bio-Med QC, LLC announced a new test procedure at the Indian Pharmacists Alliance & Community Pharmacies of Indiana Joint Annual Convention in Indianapolis to improve proficiency test results by an additional 5% when conducting quality system tests of personal aseptic technique.
Recommendations for clinical practice include attention to meticulous aseptic technique including routine use of facemasks (6,24-26), treatment of bacteraemic patients with appropriate antibiotics prior to dural puncture (6,23) and consideration of the likely causative organisms and possible antibiotic resistance when initiating treatment (27).
Thorough skin disinfection and a strict aseptic technique are essential.
Written for both clinical and administrative assistants, this study aid reviews medical office administration skills, aseptic technique and infection control, the basic components of patient assessment, disorders affecting each body system, and diagnostic and laboratory procedures.
To ensure the maintenance of product sterility, it is critical for operators involved in aseptic activities to use aseptic technique at all times.
Four large viral hepatitis outbreaks in outpatient health care settings in 2000-2002 could have been prevented by adherence to basic principles of aseptic technique, reported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There is scant information in the literature on the proper aseptic technique for drawing from VADs.
Although it is certainly true that aseptic technique under the most stringent precautions leaves a lot to be desired, there is no reason for Dr.