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.Patients who are considered at high risk, for example those diagnosed with transmissible diseases such as HIV/ AIDS, ... Office Policy Statement on Treating Patients with HIV/AIDS Awareness of the origin and sources of transmission of ... For further information on developing a written HIV/ AIDS statement for the dental office manual or for patients to read, refer to Chapter 1 6: Marketing Infection Control.

Title:Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Hygienists
Author:Ellen Roberta Dietz, Raula Badavinac
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2002


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