Maintain safety and infection control in the dental office with "Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, Fourth Edition". This practical and comprehensive resource covers the basic concepts of infectious disease and infection control, including step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures and supplies and equipment needed for disease prevention. The Fourth Edition features new chapters on the latest topics impacting office safety and the most current regulatory recommendations for protection of dental patients and dental workers. No matter what your role on the dental team, this text will help you implement infection control in everyday practice.
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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