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CDC Guidelines:
From Policy to Practice by OSAP

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Table of Contents 

  

Comprising 20 educational chapters with seven appendices and an index, CDC Guidelines: From Policy to Practice by OSAP is structured to mirror the recommendations contained in CDC's "Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-care Settings, 2003." A complete chapter explains the rationale and clarifies procedures for complying with each category of recommendations that CDC addresses in its guidelines. A detailed preface outlines how to use the workbook to ensure that dental workers get the most from the material presented.

CDC Guidelines:
From Policy to Practice by OSAP
Table of Contents

Preface Your Guide to Using This Workbook

Chapters
An Introduction to Dental Infection Control
Personnel Elements of an Infection Control Program
Preventing Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens Managing Exposures to Blood and Body Fluids
Hand Hygiene
Personal Protective Equipment
Contact Dermatitis and Latex Allergy
Sterilization and Disinfection of Patient-Care Items
Environmental Infection Control, Clinical Contact Surfaces, Housekeeping Surfaces, Medical Waste
Dental Unit Waterlines, Biofilm, and Water Quality
10  Dental Handpieces &Other Devices Attached to Air Lines and Waterlines
11  Dental Radiography
12  Aseptic Technique for Parenteral Medications
 
13  Single-Use (Disposable) Devices
14  Preprocedural Mouthrinses
15  Oral Surgical Procedures
16  Handling of Biopsy Specimens
17  Handling of Extracted Teeth
18  Dental Laboratory
19  Tuberculosis and Dentistry
20  Program Evaluation

Appendices
CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings, 2003
Recommended Vaccination Schedule for Dental Workers
Quick-Reference Chart: Processing Patient-Care Items and Environmental Surfaces
CDC Sample Safety Device Screening and Evaluation Forms
Resources for Compliance and Product Information
Continuing Education Information
Glossary

Index

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