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Medical asepsis involves a _______ technique to reduce & prevent spread of microorganisms.
clean
Surgical asepsis involves a __________ technique. This is a different technique from medical asepsis. Goal -eliminate all microorganisms, including pathogens & spores from an object or area.
sterile
During hand washing in preparation for medical asepsis, the hands & forearms are kept ________ than the elbows.
lower
During hand washing in prep for surgical asepsis, the hands are kept ________ the elbows when rinsing.
above
Entire scrub/hand washing in prep for surgical asepsis lasts ____ - ______ minutes.
5-10 minutes
True or False: A sterile object remains sterile only when touched by another sterile object.
True