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Medical Asepsis
"clean technique". Used to reduce and prevent spread of microorganisms.
Asepsis
the absence of pathogenic microorganisms.
Standard Precautions
Precautions intended for use with ALL patients regardless of their risk or presumed infection status.
Airborne Precautions
droplet nuclei smaller than 5 um, such as TB, chickenpox, measles.
Droplet Precautions
droplet nuclei larger than 5 um, such as pneumonia, rubella, scarlet fever
Contact Precautions
Direct client contact such as RSV, herpes, scabies.
CDC
Center for Disease Control and Prevention