Nurs 200 - Exam 2 - Chapter 27: Asepsis And Infection Control

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1.  Nonhuman carriers that transmit organisms from one host ot another are known as
2.  Which of the following is not involved in breaking the cycle of infection?
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3.  Gram-_____ bacteria are stained purple because they have thick cell walls that resist decolourization.
4.  Symptoms of systemic infections include:
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5.  Transmission can be through:
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6.  ____ for growth and multiplication of microorganisms is the natural habitat of the organism. It could be humans, animals, soil, food, water, milk, and inanimate objects.
7.  A ______ test determnies which antibiotic is most effective against a resistant microorganism.
8.  The third step of the infection process is:
9.  Lymphocytes are a type of celll-mediated defense, or also known as:
10.  What is the most effective way to help prevent the spread of organisms?
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11.  The term _____ is used specifically to indicate an infection originating or takng place in a hospital.
12.  Which is not a disinfecting method available for use in the home?
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13.  OSHA resquires that healthcare agencies have ____ _____ ____ (PPE), such as gloves, gowns, masks, and protective eyewear, available.
14.  Small-particle droplet _____ can remain suspended in the air and travel longer distanches than aerosols.
15.  Wich types of mask rilter inspitred air in addition to filtering expired air?
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16.  The fifth step on the infection process:
17.  The body commonly responds to antigens by producing a
18.  Which of the following is not true about aerosols?
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19.  Fungi are present in
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20.  An infection is referred to as _____ when it results from a treatment or diagnostic procedure.
21.  During which stage of infection are the signs and symptoms nonspecific?
22.  Urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and bloodstream infections are the three most common sources for ______ infections.
23.  True or False:There is a cure for latex gloves
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24.  The entry route is usually _____ exit route.
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25.  ________ destroys all pathogenic organisms except spores. It is used when preparing the skin for a procedure or cleaning a piece of equipment that does not enter a sterile body part.
26.  These CDC precausions are used in addition to standard precausions for patients in the hospital with suspected infection with pathogens that can be transmitted by airborne, droplet, or contact routes.
27.  An infection is referred to as _____ when the causative organism comes from microbial life harboured in the person.
28.  _____ is a disease state that restuls from the presence of pathogens. It occurs as a result of a cycllic process consisting of six components.
29.  The fourth part of the infection cycle is:
30.  True or False:A high RN-to-patient ratio has a higher correlation of HAIs.
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31.  Most bacteria are aerobic or anaerobic?
32.  _____ destroys all microorganisms including spores
33.  True or False:Since iatrogenic infections result from a treatment or diagnostic procedure, all nosocomial infections are iatrogenic.
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34.  True or False:A mask is worn only once but can be lowered around the neck and then brought back over the mouth and nose for reuse.
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35.  True or False:A person may continually pass through the four phases with the same infectious process, based on only one infectious exposure.
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36.  Which type of precautions is used for a patient whose immune system is compromised (eg one recovering from transplant surgery or receiving chemotherapy)
37.  What classification of bacteria, although usually easily removed by thorough handwashing, when they are present in large numbers over a long period of time can become resident bacteria.
38.  An infection is referred to as _____ when the causative organisms is acquired rom other people.
39.  _____ of the organisms is its ability to cause disease
40.  Which of the following is untrue about surgical asepsis?
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41.  Most sterile solutions are considered sterile for ____ hours after being opened.
42.  Which asepsis is considered contaminated if it is touched by any object that is not without pathogens, microorganisms, and spores.
43.  _____ used to describe a protective procedure that limits the spread of infectous diseases among hospitalized patients, hospital personnel, and visitors was historically used. Hospitals specializing in this procedure have closed.
44.  MRSA and VRE are most often transmitted by _____.
45.  The smallest of all microorganisms, visible only with an electron microscope is a
46.  The correct progression of an infection phases is:
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47.  Which of the following is not true about transmission-based precautions?
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48.  An infection-control professional (ICP) is not responsible for which of the followign:
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49.  Hi you_____ asepsis techniques are appropriate for most procedures in the home.
50.  Step one of the infection cycle is:
51.  Lice or mosquitos can be a:
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52.  True or False:The source of infection is always exogenous.
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53.  The greatest risk of seoconversion (development of antibodies in response to an infection) after a needlestick injury is
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54.  Which asepsis is considered contaminated if it bears or is suspected of bearing pathogens?
55.  What classification of bacteria has the potential to adjust to the environment
56.  The foreign material that stimulates an immune response is called a
57.  Bacteria that normally cause no problem but, with certain factors, may potentially be harmful are reffered to as ______.
58.  _____ nails are not recommended because they harbour more bacteria than do natural nails. They are also at risk for funcgal infection in the nail bed and are associated with less vigorous scrubbing.
59.  During which stage of infection are the microorganisms growing and multiplying?
60.  During which stage of infection is the person most infectous?
61.  What is the most significant and most ocmmonly ovbserved infection-causing agent in healthcare institutions?
62.  Linzolid (Zyvox), administered orally or by IV, is effectively used to treat this species of resistant microorganisms (the nonresistant species is often found in normal intestinal and female genita tracts)
63.  True or False:Alcohol-based handrubs are not as effective in reducing bacterial counts on the hands than does antimicrobial soap.
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64.  Double gloving is recommended if the healtcare worker is going to be exposed to ____ or ____ fluids. (separate answers with a space)
65.  ______ transmission is when an infected host coughs, sneezes, or talks and less than 5um
66.  True or False:HAIs are the same as nosocomial infections
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67.  True or False:Gloves are a good substitute for good hand hygiene
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68.  Which of the following is the most serious of the listed antibiotic-resistant organisms?
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69.  Which of the following is not a most common source for nosocomial infections?
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70.  The second component of the infection cycle is:
71.  E. coli is a
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72.  Surgical masks filter only _________ air
73.  Before pouring a sterile solution from a bottle that has been previously used, ____ it by pouring a small amount out into a waste receptable to "clean" the rim of the bottle.
74.  When an organism becomes attached to dust particles it is considered a:
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75.  The practice of _____ includes all activities to prevent infection or break the chain of infection
76.  In humans, which of the following is not a common portals of exit or escape routes:
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77.  Most healthcare-associated infections are caused by which microorganisms?
78.  Contaminated inanimate objects are
79.  Which of the following is not a measure used by healthcare agencies to reduce the incidence of HAIs.
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80.  Which government agency requires that employers offier HBV vaccine free of charge to employees, establishes minimum health and safety standards for works, regulations for use of universal precautions in settings in which occupational exposures to blood were possible.
81.  The sixth part of the infection cycle is:
82.  What is a disease-producing microorganism
83.  Antigens and antibodies are part of the body's _____ response
84.  Droplet transmission is similar to airborne transmission, but it is larger than ____um
85.  Which of the follownig is not used to categorize bacteria?
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86.  True or False:Most states have a mandatory public reporting of HAIs.
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87.  [MRSA/VRE] is morelikely to be spread through contaminated surfaces, such as side rails or an overbed table, because it lives much longer in the environment.
88.  Which of these is untrue about medical asepsis:
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89.  The precautions used in the care of all hospitalized individuals regardless of their diagnosis or possible infectous status and were set forth by the CDC.
90.  True or False:A new RN is more likely to adhere to hand hygiene techniques than a long-time employed RN
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91.  Which of the following is is not a typical access site for nosocomial infections?
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92.  Some humans are reservoirs for the infectious agent but do not exhibit any manifestations of the disease, they are called:
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