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- ‘The circulating nurse should draw each medication into a syringe and deliver it aseptically to the sterile field.’
- ‘The nature of practice requires that medications and solutions be delivered aseptically to the sterile field.’
- ‘Catheter tips were aseptically removed and cultured by the roll-plate method.’
- ‘As far as possible, blood was collected aseptically by vein puncture prior to commencing antimicrobial therapy.’
- ‘The scrub person washed his or her hands aseptically, donned a sterile gown and gloves, and assisted during surgery by organizing the instruments and passing them to the surgeon.’
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