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Aseptic technique aims to achieve asepsis during invasive clinical procedures - that is, the absence of sufficient pathogens to cause an infection in the client. It should be used when performing procedures that could potentially introduce pathogens to the client’s susceptible body sites.

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Aseptic technique aims to achieve asepsis during invasive clinical procedures - that is, the absence of sufficient pathogens to cause an infection in the client. It should be used when performing procedures that could potentially introduce pathogens to the client’s susceptible body sites to ensure that no contamination occurs via surfaces, equipment or the healthcare worker’s hands. Poorly-performed aseptic technique has been identified as a significant contributor to preventable healthcare-associated infection. It is important to note that achieving asepsis is not the same as being sterile, i.e. completely free from microorganisms. This is almost impossible to achieve unless the procedure is taking place in a specially equipped controlled environment (e.g. operating theatres)

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