Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team / Edition 5

Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team / Edition 5

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by Chris H. Miller, Charles John Palenik
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323082572

ISBN-13: 9780323082570

Pub. Date: 02/22/2013

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Emphasizing patient safety and infection prevention in the dental office, Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 5th Edition, covers everything from basic concepts in microbiology to protocols for clinical asepsis. Clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to perform safety procedures and use the supplies and

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Overview

Emphasizing patient safety and infection prevention in the dental office, Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 5th Edition, covers everything from basic concepts in microbiology to protocols for clinical asepsis. Clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to perform safety procedures and use the supplies and equipment needed to prevent the spread of infectious disease. New to this edition are full-color photographs and four new chapters on emerging topics. Written by oral biology and infection control expert Chris Miller, this resource is a must read for every member of the dental team.

Comprehensive coverage follows dental assisting and dental hygiene curricula requirements for infection control, ensuring that you learn essential principles and procedures for clinical competence.
Easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures are provided for skills that dental team members must master, each presented with a goal, materials, chronological steps, and rationales for the performance of each step.
Key terms begin each chapter and are highlighted within text discussions and defined in a back-of-book glossary.
Summary tables and boxes make study easier by highlighting key concepts and procedures.
Review questions ensure your comprehension of the material with 5 to 20 multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter.
Practical appendices offer easy access to the most significant regulatory agency rules and recommendations for infection control.
Student resources on the Evolve companion website include practice exercises plus review questions and quizzes.



• NEW!
Full-color photographs show the latest equipment, supplies, and procedures and accurately depict concepts in microbiology and the nature of infectious disease.
Four NEW chapters cover changing and emerging topics and trends in infection control, including Hand Hygiene, Preventing Sharps Injuries, General Office Asepsis, and Cross-contamination Between Work and Home.
NEW! Case scenarios on the Evolve companion website examine an infection control incident along with its potential consequences, possible preventive measures, and related recommendations and regulations.
UPDATED content includes new areas such as technology involving surface and equipment asepsis, dental water unit air quality, and green infection control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323082570
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/22/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
256,912
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: The Microbial World

1. Scope of Microbiology and Infection Control

2. Characteristics of Microorganisms

3. Development of Infectious Diseases

4. Emerging Diseases

5. Oral Microbiology and Plaque-Associated Diseases

PART 2: Infection Control

6. Blood-Borne Pathogens

7. Oral and Respiratory Diseases

8. Infection Control Rationale and Regulations

9. Immunization

10. NEW! Hand Hygiene

11. Personal Protective Equipment

12. Instrument Processing

13. Surface and Equipment Asepsis

14. Dental Unit Water Asepsis and Air Quality

15. Aseptic Techniques

16. Laboratory and Radiographic Asepsis

17. Waste Management

18. NEW! Preventing Sharps Injuries

19. A Clinical Asepsis Protocol

20. NEW! General Office Asepsis

21. Greener Infection Control

22. NEW! Cross-contamination Between Work and Home

PART 3: Office Safety

23. Occupational Safety and Health Administration

24. OSHA Inspections

25. Management of the Office Safety Program

26. Managing Chemicals Safely

27. Employee Fire Prevention and Emergency Action Plans

28. Infection Control Concerns during Remodeling and Construction

Appendix A: Infection Control and Hazardous Materials Management Resource List

Appendix B: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings—2003,

Appendix C: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Prevention of Tuberculosis in Dental Settings

Appendix D: Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)

Appendix E: Exposure Incident Report

Appendix F: Infection Control and the American Dental Association (ADA)

Appendix G: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

Appendix H: NEW! The Occupational Safety and Health Administration Hazard Communication Standard

Glossary

Index

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