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Journal December 2012 (Vol 33, No 12)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Surgical Instruments: Manufacturing and Care by Brittany L. Price , BS, CRCST

1. Water-soluble instrument lubricants are removed
2. The proper order for instrument processing is
3. The best way to care for instruments in the surgical suite is to
4. Martensitic stainless steel is preferred for producing
5. For cleaning instruments, water should be
6. Which process creates a protective chromium oxide layer?
7. Ultrasonic cleaning is ____ times more effective than manual cleaning.
8. Tungsten carbide instruments
9. When an instrument set is packed,
10. Inspecting instruments is important for
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