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    STERILIZATION: Sterilization is the killing or removal of all microbes including bacterial spores which are highly resistant. CLASSIFICATION: Moist heat sterilization. Dry heat sterilization Chemical sterilization. Sterilization is also classified as SUNLIGHT: Bactericidal activity. Germicidal activity because of U V rays + heat. DRYING: Sterilization by dry heat on the other hand requires temperature in range of 1800C for 2 hours.This process is used primarily for glassware . Spores are unaffected

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    The only way to ensure that sterilization has occurred is to use the biological monitoring methods. This is because these are the only tests done which show whether or not actual microbial life has been killed. Biological methods are the only ones which are recommended by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), the AMA (American Medical Association), OSHA, and OSAP (Office Safety and Asepsis Procedures Foundation)

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    pill or condom would hold the top spot for number one, but no. What many people do not know is that sterilization is the number one form of birth control. Today sterilization is a form of contraception for more than 223 million couples (Scott and Glasier, 2003). Even though sterilization is the number one procedure it has not always been executed through the consensus of its partakers. Sterilization is the medical act of making a person unable to reproduce and is meant to be permanent. Both men and

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    Sterilization by Saturated Steam

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    Title: Sterilization by Saturated Steam Introduction: Sterilization process is done for the complete elimination of all microorganisms that could potentially be a contaminant and lead to occurrences of hazards. (Chi, 1993) Sterilization is a process defined by killing all the living microorganisms that includes bacteria and spores. This process can be done chemically, physically and by means of physiochemical methods. (Soper & Davies, 1990)There are chemicals used in these processes to ensure all

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    Voluntary Abortion or Compulsory Sterilization? Starting in the mid-1960s, some erosion of the anti-abortion laws began to take place. But these efforts have not been supported by many of the more vocal groups who are trying to do something about excess population growth; to them, compulsory birth control and compulsory sterilization are apparently more palatable than voluntary abortion. The result is legal chaos--which has been the situation with reference to abortion since it was first

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    Heredity: Like begets like? Eugenics or force sterilization programs were government policies that attempted to force people to undergo surgical sterilization, and also aim to assimilate any genetic deficiency (Keith 2011). The pseudo-science behind eugenics was based on a misconception of heredity that assumed that the deficient inevitably passed down their pathology to their progeny, and with this misconception, heredity became related to the crude term like begets like (Grekul 2008). This term

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    The Scythe and the Scalpel: Dissecting the Sterilizations of Native American Women in the 1970's In the old days, genocide used to be so simple. Such things as biological warfare used to keep Indians warm with small pox infested blankets furnished by the United States government, and the only thing barren and infertile was the land set aside for reservations. In the 1970s, genocide became a little more complex. Biological warfare invaded the reproductive rights of Native American women, making

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    Sterilization Essay

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    STERILIZATION TECHNIQUES Sterilization is a term referring to any process that kills all forms of life including transmissible agents like fungi, bacteria, viruses and spore forms etc present on surface, in fluid or in medication. Sterilization can be carried out by v Physical method v Chemical method PHYSICAL METHOD: There are some physical agents used to sterilize the objects. Some of them are 1. HEAT Microorganisms are sometimes destroyed by constant heat. Heat is use for sterilization

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    Radiation Sterilization

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    Nuclear and Radioactivity Physics Radiation Sterilization Medical products, such as surgical dressings, sutures, catheters and syringes must be sterilized before they can be used in medical procedures. This is frequently done using radiation. *HOW DOES THIS PROCESS WORK? Radiation sterilization involves exposure of products to gamma radiation from a cobalt-60 source for a predetermined amount of time. The step by step process is such:  Hermetically sealed medical products are packed

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    Methods Of Sterilization

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    Introduction Sterilization is a process that removes, kills, and inhibit the growth of all forms of microorganisms, including transmissible agents (such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and spore forms, etc.). There are two most common techniques used for sterilization, which are described below. Physical methods. Chemical methods. Physical methods There are four common physical agents employed for control the microbial growth. I. Heat II. Filtration III. Radiation IV. Low temperature

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