Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team / Edition 2

Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team / Edition 2

by Chris H. Miller, Charles John Palenik, Charles John Palenik, Charles John Palenik
     
 

ISBN-10: 081515688X

ISBN-13: 9780815156888

Pub. Date: 06/01/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This comprehensive text provides basic concepts, specific step-by-step procedures and the current regulatory mandates related to infection control and the management of hazardous materials for the dental team. The text emphasizes infection control procedures, hazardous materials management, and current regulatory mandates. It also updates office safety procedures

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Overview

This comprehensive text provides basic concepts, specific step-by-step procedures and the current regulatory mandates related to infection control and the management of hazardous materials for the dental team. The text emphasizes infection control procedures, hazardous materials management, and current regulatory mandates. It also updates office safety procedures for practicing dentists, dental hygienists, and assistants.

* Contains two chapters on basic microbiology, eliminating the need for a separate text for the dental assisting student.
• Numerous supporting tables and boxes illustrate key concepts.

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-468-9

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815156888
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I: THE MICROBIAL WORLD 1. The Scope of Microbiology and Infection Control 2. Characteristics of Microorganisms 3. The Development of Infectious Diseases 4. Emerging Diseases 5. Oral Microbiology and Plaque-Associated Diseases Part II: INFECTION CONTROL 6. Bloodborne Pathogens 7. Oral and Respiratory Diseases 8. Infection Control Rationale and Regulations 9. Immunization 10. Protective Barriers 11. Instrument Processing 12. Surface and Equipment Asepsis 13. Dental Unit Water Asepsis 14. Laboratory and Radiographic Asepsis 15. Waste Management 16. Clinical Asepsis Protocol PART III: office safety 17. Managing the Office Safety Program 18. Managing Chemicals Safely in the Office 19. Fire Prevention and Additional Safety Programs APPENDIXES A. Infection Control and Hazardous Materials Management Resource List B. CDC Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry C. CDC Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of TB in Health-care Facilities D. The Office Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) Research Foundation E. The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard F. Exposure Incident Report G. Chemicals Used for Infection Control H. The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard I. The OSHA Safe Use of Chemicals in the Laboratory Standard GLOSSARY

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