Infection Control And Management Of Hazardous Materials For The Dental Team

Paperback | February 8, 2013

byChris H. Miller, Charles John PalenikEditorChris H. Miller

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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 amust readfor every member of the dental team.

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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 an...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 8, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323082572

ISBN - 13:9780323082570

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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