A disease of cells characterized by impairment of

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Unformatted text preview: m including viruses and spores. • Need 3 hour exposure to kill spores. • Caution: toxic residues. • Cold sterilization - liquid • Propylene oxide - effective • 8% formaldehyde - effective, need 18 hrs, residues toxic • 3-6% hydrogen peroxide - keep FRESH solution (it will decompose) - no residues Antiinfectives that are Ineffective Antiinfectives on Instuments or Skin on Instuments • Alcohol – does not kill viruses and spores • Chlorhexidine – too many resistant hospital strains • Quaternary ammonia compounds – resistance, slow – easily deactivated by soaps, tissues, and pus – forms a film under which bacteria remain active Cancer: Cancer: An Introduction Antineoplastic Agents Antineoplastic Agents Drugs to Treat Cancer • What is cancer? – A disease of cells characterized by: • Impairment of normal cellular control – Invasive and able to metastasize Does not respond to cell contact Antineoplastic Agents Antineoplastic Agents Drugs to Treat Cancer • What is cancer? – A disease of cells characterized by: • Impairment of normal cellular control – Invasive and able to metastasize – Does not respond to cell contact • I...
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