Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team / Edition 4

Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team / Edition 4

by Chris H. Miller, Charles John Palenik
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323056318

ISBN-13: 9780323056311

Pub. Date: 02/23/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

How do you control the spread of disease agents and maintain safety in the dental office? This comprehensive text describes the safety procedures you need to follow. A practical resource for the entire dental team, the third edition of this text reflects the new laws and recommendations for the protection of dental patients and dental workers and shows how these can

Overview

How do you control the spread of disease agents and maintain safety in the dental office? This comprehensive text describes the safety procedures you need to follow. A practical resource for the entire dental team, the third edition of this text reflects the new laws and recommendations for the protection of dental patients and dental workers and shows how these can be addressed in everyday dental practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323056311
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/23/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part IThe Microbial World
1Scope of Microbiology and Infection Control3
2Characteristics of Microorganisms9
3Development of Infectious Diseases31
4Emerging Diseases47
5Oral Microbiology and Plaque-Associated Diseases57
Part IIInfection Control
6Blood-borne Pathogens73
7Oral and Respiratory Diseases91
8Infection Control Rationale and Regulations109
9Immunization143
10Protective Barriers159
11Instrument Processing191
12Surface and Equipment Asepsis251
13Dental Unit Water Asepsis277
14Aseptic Techniques299
15Laboratory and Radiographic Asepsis307
16Waste Management321
17A Clinical Asepsis Protocol333
Part IIIOffice Safety
18About the Occupational Safety and Health Administration343
19Management of the Office Safety Program351
20Managing Chemicals Safely in the Office367
21Employee Fire Prevention and Emergency Action Plans399
22Infection Control Concerns During Remodeling or Construction409
Appendixes
AAnswer Key for Review Questions415
BInfection Control and Hazardous Materials Management Resource List419
CCenters for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings-2003423
DCenters for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Prevention of Tuberculosis in Dental Settings437
EOrganization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures441
FExposure Incident Report445
GHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996447
HAmerican Dental Association Infection Control Recommendations for the Dental Office and the Dental Laboratory451
IThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration Bloodborne Pathogens Standard465
Glossary483

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