STERILE TECHNIQUE . J.J.Nelson RN,CMA. What is Surgical Asepsis?. Procedures that maintain an area or object free of microorganisms. Define Sterile : “Free from all organisms” Define Contaminated : Organisms and pathogens are present No room for error!!. Sterile Procedure.
“Free from all organisms”
Organisms and pathogens are present
ALWAYS WIPE CLEAN TO DIRTY
10/21/2013 1440 Abdominal dressing changed. Small amount of clear serosanguineous drainage noted. Pt tolerated procedure well and states “feels much better today”.
J. Nelson RN,CMA