What Is Ethylene Oxide? - Uses, Safety & Technology


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Which of these is true of ethylene oxide gas?

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1. Which of the following is the best way by which to sterilize moisture sensitive equipment?

2. The way by which ethylene oxide gas sterilizes equipment is by of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ethylene oxide gas has a variety of benefits and dangers in health care applications. Test your knowledge of this information with this quiz and worksheet. Assessment items cover the properties and use of this gas and other information covered in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The definition of a sterilant
  • Facts about ethylene oxide
  • Uses of ethylene oxide

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ethylene oxide gas
  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding ethylene oxide gas
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding the process by which ethylene oxide gas sterilizes equipment

Additional Learning

Review the properties and uses of ethylene oxide by examining the lesson, What is Ethylene Oxide? - Uses, Safety & Technology. Objectives covered include:

  • Know the benefits of using ethylene oxide gas
  • Understand the dangers of using ethylene oxide gas
  • Review health related side effects of ethylene oxide gas use
  • Discuss the process of alkylation