Bacteriostatic Water vs Sterile Water


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What is sterile water?

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1. What is bacteriostatic water?

2. What type of water would allow you to use the vial of water more than one time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this quiz and worksheet, you will be looking at the comparison of bacteriostatic and sterile water. You are asked for definitions of both water types, and the kind that you would choose to use more than once.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following subjects on the quiz:

  • Defining sterile water
  • A definition for bacteriostatic water
  • Why sterile water should not be injected into a vein
  • Using bacteriostatic water

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe bacteriostatic and sterile water
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about why sterile water should not be injected
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about using water vials more than once

Additional Learning

For extra studying, head to the lesson titled Bacteriostatic Water vs Sterile Water. Inside, you will find the following additional topics:

  • Microorganisms
  • Benzyl alcohol
  • Aseptic techniques