HCP 210 wk 8 due day 3

HCP 210 wk 8 due day 3 - Aseptic techniques are when proper...

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Aseptic techniques are when proper procedures are done under specific conditions that lessen the chance of contamination. Contamination can be caused by personnel, when one comes in contact with sterilized equipment and or supplies, environmental, the surrounding air, equipment, when the tools objects come into contact with the drug. There are many different supplies and equipment when preparing sterile equipment. A few are needles, syringes, and vertical flow hoods. Needles consist of two parts the hub and the shaft. The shaft is the long stem with a slanted end, or diagonally cut end and the hub is where a syringe can be attached. Needle sizes are determined by the length and the gauge. A needle can range in 3/8 inches to 3 ½ inches or longer. Needles are sterile and individually wrapped; needles are to be disposed after use and not to be reused. The needles must be disposed in a sharp container and never to be recapped due to the possibility of puncturing one’s self with a contaminated needle. The syringe also consist of two parts the plunger and the barrel. The barrel is where the
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2010 for the course HCP 210 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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HCP 210 wk 8 due day 3 - Aseptic techniques are when proper...

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