Fundamental Nursing Chapter 10 Asepsis. Inst.: Dr. Ashraf El - Jedi. Preventing infections is one of the most important priorities in nursing
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Asepsis and unfavorable living conditions. Such adaptability has ensured that they continue to pose a threat to humans.
Principles of medical asepsis:
Examples of medical aseptic practices include: reservoirs of microorganisms.
Disinfectants rarely are applied to the skin because they are so strong. Rather, they are used to kill and remove microorganisms from equipment, walls, and floors
Gloves reservoirs of microorganisms.
Nurses wear clean gloves, sometimes called examination gloves, in the following circumstances:
Confining Soiled Articles: transmitted from nursing personnel when performing procedures or care involving contact with the client's mucous membranes or nonintact skin