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Nursing 302- Asepsis and Infection Control Lecture Guide1.INFECTIONInfection Cycle/ Stages of Infectiona)Incubation-b)Prodromal-c)Full stage-d)Convalescent-Cardinal signs of infectionLaboratory dataa)Elevated WBCb)Elevated neutrophilsc)Elevated lymphocytesd)Elevated eosinophilse)Pathogen present in a cultured specimenBody’s response to infectiona)Normal florab)Inflammatory responsec)Immune responseCommon Infections Seen in Older Individualsa)Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)b)Pulmonary Infectionsc)Skin InfectionsFactors Placing Individuals at Risk for InfectionDev 6/16-NLP
a)Skin and mucous membraneb)White Blood Cells (WBCs)c)Younger and Older Individualsd)General Health Statuse)Stress Levelf)Indwelling Medical DevicesPatient Outcomesa)Show good hygiene and handwashingb)Have appropriate nutritionc)Have up-to-date immunizationsd)Eat nutritiouslye)Know signs of infectionsf)Know symptoms of allergies, including latex allergiesHand HygieneoProcedureoProductsoCDC Guidelines-Visibly soiled hands- wash with soap and water (minimum 15 seconds)Not visibly soiled- can use an alcohol-based rubChain of Infection

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Staphylococcus aureus, urinary tract infection

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