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Synonyms for asepsis

(of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms

the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms

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In all 181 (32%) explained that most frequent errors were failure to comply with sterility and asepsis rules; 107 (19%) as wrong identification of patients' identity; and 67 (12%) as administrating wrong dosage of medications.
36, 37) This suggests the important role of external microorganisms in endodontic treatment failure and therefore the importance of maintaining an asepsis protocol during all treatment steps.
There are two general approaches to surface asepsis
These complications can be minimised by careful attention to asepsis (Simon and Wayne, 1989) and following proper surgical techniques.
She gave an overview of the conference programme, the speakers and their topics, interspersed with comments of how pleased she was that we carry on her work of asepsis, nursing rosters, and standards of nursing, although she could not understand what some of the modern and technological topics involved.
There was a political reason, too, for the textbooks to emphasise asepsis.
This is the recommended classification of wound infection along with ASEPSIS score and CDC classification of surgical site infection and has been used by various authors worldwide1,18.
Abrams constantly reminds the reader that with no knowledge of microbes, antibiotics, or asepsis, eighteenth-century medicine was basically worthless.
Upon the collection of vaginal swabs of mares we strictly observed basic principles of asepsis and antisepsis.
10) The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention is a valuable asset that can help clinicians incorporate the state of the science into their dental practices.
Critical issues, such as where kits are opened, how their disposal is accommodated, and how asepsis or sterility is managed in patient care areas, can all be integrated into simulations for new or nonstandard supplies.
It also addresses specific diseases, pathophysiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, preoperative concerns, medical management, prognosis, anesthesia, surgical anatomy, wound healing, postoperative issues, potential complications, and special age considerations, as well as general principles related to surgical asepsis, sterile technique (with new material on scrubless and waterless surgeon and patient prep solutions), instrumentation and facilities, biomaterials, suturing, homeostasis, preoperative care, antibiotic use and infections, postoperative care (including nutrition), physical rehabilitation, and multimodal analgesic therapy (expanded for this edition).
If dialysis personnel cannot recognize when the ends of bloodline or other sterile components are being contaminated by contact with a nonsterile object, the principle of asepsis may not be safely incorporated into practice.