Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists

Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists

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Dental Hygienists preparing for certification boards now have the ideal reference for reviewing the Infection Control Procedures. Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists presents thorough coverage of the safety standards and infectious disease prevention in five key areas: Microbiology and Disease Prevention Specific to Dentistry, National Guidelines, Recommendations, and RegulationsAffecting Dental Practice, Infection Control Techniques in the Dental Office, Environmental Health and Safety in the Dental Office, and Office Communications Regarding Infection Control. The detailed content is augmented by Skill Mastery Assessment questions at the end of each chapter to assess comprehension and retention of the material. Numerous hands-on procedures are included in the chapters, which hygienists can put into practice immediately. In addition, many useful charts and forms have been included that may be reproduced for training other members of the dental team. This is a must-have text for dental hygienists to ensure that they are up to speed with the latest procedures to ensure their and their patients' safety.
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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 199.1 x 222 x 14.5mm | 512.57g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766826600
  • 9780766826601

Table of contents

SECTION I MICROBIOLOGY AND DISEASE PREVENTION SPECIFIC TO DENTISTRY Chapter 1 Introduction to Microbiology Chapter 2 Disease Prevention in the Dental Office Chapter 3 Patient Assessment Chapter 4 Legal and Ethical Consideration of Infection Control SECTION II NATIONAL GUIDELINES, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND REGULATIONS AFFECTING DENTAL PRACTICE Chapter 5 Regulatory Government Agencies and Professional Associations Chapter 6 The Dental Office Safety Supervisor SECTION III INFECTION CONTROL TECHNIQUES IN THE DENTAL OFFICE Chapter 7 Personal Safety and Barrier Protection Chapter 8 Instrument Recirculation Chapter 9 Environmental Surface and Equipment Asepsis Chapter 10 Dental Laboratory Asepsis Chapter 11 Infection Control in Dental Radiography SECTION IV ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (HAZARD COMMUNICATION) IN THE DENTAL OFFICE Chapter 12 Hazard Communication Chapter 13 Waterline Biofilms Chapter 14 Occupational Environmental Hazards Chapter 15 Office Emergency Procedures SECTION V OFFICE COMMUNICATION REGARDING INFECTION CONTROL Chapter 16 Marketing Infection Control
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