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NBSTSA-CSTNBSTSACertified Surgical Technologist?
What is the purpose of covering reconstituted disinfectant solutions when not in use? A. The solutions may otherwise become contaminated. B. The solutions may emit noxious fumes or odors. C. The solutions may otherwise lose levels of concentration. D. The solutions may expire more quickly. Answer:B The purpose of covering reconstituted disinfectant solutions is that the solutions may emit noxious fumes or odors. Disinfectant solutions can contain very powerful odors because they are created from chemical compounds designed to kill microorganisms. However, noxious odors and fumes from these chemicals can become overwhelming to staff when left unattended and may be very uncomfortable for the patient who is recovering. Question:45 Which of the following steps is part of the terminal process of cleaning instruments used in surgery?