hcp 210 week 8 Aseptic Techniques - Aseptic Techniques...

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Aseptic Techniques Aseptic technique carries out procedures in restricted conditions, with little possibility of cross contamination (Johnston, 2006). Contamination might take place various environmental, equipment and personnel factors. The environment factor is managing the atmosphere wherever the compound is present. The equipment factor is to sterilize every object, which comes in touch with a drug. The personnel factor is be careful not to cause cross contamination with anything. In aseptic technique, the supplies and equipment used include vertical flow hood, needles, laminar flow hood, IV bags, biological safety cabinets, and syringes. Vertical flow hoods allow room air to enter at the top of the unit then fed right through the HEPA filter. The laminar hood, and this unit runs fine along with the biological safety cabinets. The gauge and length of a needle is the deciding factor for choosing the appropriate size of the needle. Needles have two pieces, which include the shaft and hub. The laminar flow hood is helpful to decrease
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