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Antiseptics are used on _____ while Disinfectants are used on ____.
Living Tissue
Inanimate Objects
Sterilization ____ microorganisms while Sanitization ___ microorganisms.
destroys all
reduces the level of
Ethanol (____) is effective virucide but ineffective on _____.
Ethyl Alcohol
Bacterial Spores
What is the most effective concentration of ethanol?
70%
Skin must be kept moist for 2 minutes
Ethanol should not be used on ____.
Open wounds
What is the Aldehyde that is lethal to all microoganisms?
Glutaraldehyde
Glutaraldehyde must be used with _____.
adequate ventilation
What does iodine tincture contain?
Iodine
Ethyl Alcohol
What iodine should be used on open skin?
Iodine solution
What topical antiseptic releases hypochlorous acid?
Oxychlorosene sodium
What is the Phenol disinfectant?
Hexachlorophene
What agent is used as a surgical antiseptic and has only antibacterial effects?
Chlorhexidine
When hands are visibly soiled, an alcohol-based handrub will do.
T or F
False
Use soap and water if hands are visibly soiled