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aseptic

1. free from living pathogenic organisms; sterile
2. aiming to achieve a germ-free condition
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Other principles, including aseptic technique and environmental cleaning practices and standards, also need to be considered in conjunction with hand hygiene practices.
The results of our study indicated that the use of once weekly IA injection of 20mg (2ml) HA sodium salt (HyalganA(r)) by the principal investigator for five consecutive weeks in to the affected knee, observing proper aseptic technique, was superior to use of oral NSAID Celecoxib 200mg/ Naproxen 500mg twice daily after meals at 12 weeks which supported our hypothesis.
This type of contamination often can be minimised by good hand hygiene, strict aseptic technique during insertion, and adequate skin preparation prior to insertion.
If a catheter is deemed necessary, the next important nursing measure is ensuring proper placement using aseptic technique (Gould et al., 2009).
From all the patients at inclusion, 10cc of blood was obtained under strict aseptic technique and immediately sent to laboratory to estimate vitamin D levels.
"The design at the bottom pan of the new BSCs provides a visual reminder to workers about the three 'zones' they should be working in," Baxter said, referring to the specially designed work space that encourages users to practice aseptic technique and work from clean to dirty.
When designing a home drag delivery system, user research may indicate the challenge of ensuring the medication is used with an aseptic technique and remains free from contamination.
Specific topics include academic writing and assessment skills, communication and interpersonal skills in challenging circumstances, aseptic technique and collecting specimens, assisting patient with their nutritional needs, and health policy and the political context of nursing.
Root canal treatment is normally prescribed to treat an infection and as with all surgical procedures an aseptic technique is essential throughout.
"Aseptic technique is vital in preventing or minimizing postoperative infection and reducing morbidity and mortality associated with surgical infections," says Fellows.
Coli 30/47 63.8 MRSA 2/47 4.3 Sterile 13/47 27.7 Others 2/47 4.2 Table 3: Relationship of pus and peritoneal cultures Relationship No./total % Similar 28/47 59.6 Dissimilar 19/47 40.4 Figure 1 CLASS CRITERIA Clean No hollow viscous entered Primary wound closure No inflammation No breaks in aseptic technique Elective procedure Clean-contaminated Hollow viscous entered but controlled No inflammation Primary wound closure Minor break in aseptic technique Mechanical drain used Bowel preparation preoperatively Contaminated Uncontrolled spillage from viscous Inflammation apparent Open, traumatic wound Major break in aseptic technique Dirty Untreated, uncontrolled spillage from viscous Pus in operative wound Open suppurative wound Severe inflammation
(consulting) provides consulting services in aseptic technique, environmental monitoring, component entry systems, personnel gowning, cleaning and disinfecting systems, and media fill trials.