Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry

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Author: Caroline L. Pankhurst,Wilson A. Coulter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118708199

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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The Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control inDentistry is a practical guide for all members of the dentalteam. It offers clear explanations of the key issues and concepts,an orientation of the evidence base and legal framework as well asproviding a step-by-step guide to the safe running of a dentalpractice. Chapters cover key topics, namely: communicable diseases;occupational health and immunisation; decontamination of dentalequipment; surgery disinfect ion; sharp safe working; hand hygieneand barrier personal protection; dental unit waterlines, clinicalwaste management and pathology specimen handling.

Mosby's Dental Assisting Exam Review

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Author: Mosby,Betty Ladley Finkbeiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323484069

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Prepare for and pass your local, state, or board exams with Mosby’s Dental Assisting Exam Review, 3rd Edition. This best-selling comprehensive resource is modeled after the format of the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA®) exam administered by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) and includes 600 all-new questions. With a total of 2,800 total multiple-choice questions and nearly seven times the practice of the CDA® exam, all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting are meticulously covered. In addition, an updated companion website includes a database of exam questions and a custom test generator with time-clock functionality. Plus, this is the only product on the market to address state-by-state expanded functions with state-specific questions to give you realistic practice wherever you plan to practice. Comprehensive practice with 2,800 total multiple-choice questions provides nearly seven times the practice of the board exam. National board format follows the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA®) blueprints with the same number and type of questions you can expect to see in the General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety component exams. Answer key and rationales help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Unique companion website allows you to practice specific types and numbers of questions or easily generate a simulated exam from the 2,800-question item bank to mimic the types and numbers of questions on the CDA® exam. Realistic computerized testing experience with a clock functionality helps you learn to master time for optimal test-day readiness. Photos and illustrations included with exam questions provide realistic exam simulation. NEW! Content review sections summarize key information to provide an even more comprehensive exam-preparation product. NEW! Approximatley 600 all-new questions provides you more opportunities to master content and gain test-taking confidence. NEW! Expanded question rationales help you to break down and understand questions and strengthen your grasp of the material. UNIQUE! Additional expanded functions questions ensure that you are prepared for exam success in any state you choose to practice.

SAVVY SUCCESS

Achieving Professional Excellence and Career Satisfaction in the Dental Hygiene Profession Faculty Guide for Volumes I-III

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Author: Christine A. Hovliaras, RDH, BS, MBA,

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1477255540

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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™ “Savvy Success textbooks are a must read for dental hygienists, faculty and students who are looking to get the most out of their dental hygiene careers and achieve the highest level of quality care to provide to their patients.” Allyson Luckman, RDH, BS Registered Dental Hygienist, Maryland “Christine has a unique way of blending clinical information and insightful practical experience in creating three textbooks that every dental hygiene professional should read. Her expansive knowledge of the dental field and her ability to relay her experiences and the fabulous experiences of other dental hygienists’ in the dental community is outstanding. These are must read books for any dental hygiene professional who wants the ultimate in career satisfaction!” Diana Tosuni-O’Neill, RDH, BS Registered Dental Hygienist, New York “These textbooks are an excellent resource for practicing hygienists as well as students and educators. The volume on ethical decision making offers a valuable overview of evidence based practice.” Joanna Allaire, RDH, BSDH Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Houston Texas Medical Center, Texas “A well written thoroughly researched three volumes of textbooks and a companion faculty guide will enable the aspiring dental hygienist to become equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to promote the health and well being of all patients they serve.” Barbara L. Farver, MEd Retired Educator, New Jersey

Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry

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Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702059633

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites

Essentials of Dental Assisting - E-Book

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Author: Debbie S. Robinson,Doni L. Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291562

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practical resource focuses on the core clinical skills and knowledge you need to become a practicing dental assistant. The concise, full-color text has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp important DA information. And step-by-step procedures, application exercises, and a wealth of pedagogical aids ensure that you master all the necessary skills. Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on the core skills and procedures needed to become a practicing dental assistant. Approachable writing style ensures that you have a full understanding of text content. Easy-to-follow organization offers 29 succinct chapters that move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, chair-side treatment foundations, and patient care in general and specific dentistry. Step-by-step procedures of skills dental assistants must master feature a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales. Procedure icons clearly indicate what issues/things must be identified when performing various core procedures. Ethical implications are featured at the end of each chapter’s narrative to touch on important ethical considerations related to the chapter material. NEW! Content incorporates additional information on dynamic areas such as HIPAA laws and implications, dental imaging, dental materials, and caries prevention. NEW! Expanded and updated artwork focuses on newer products, materials, and equipment to remain current with technological advances in the modern dental office. Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on core skills and procedures students need to master to become practicing dental assistants. Approachable writing style ensures maximum student comprehension. Easy-to-follow organization offers 29 succinct chapters that move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, chair-side treatment foundations, and patient care in general and specific dentistry. Step-by-step procedures of skills dental assistants must master feature a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales. Procedure icons alert students to the various issues they must learn to identify when performing core procedures. Ethical implications are featured at the end of each chapter’s narrative to touch on the ethical considerations students need to be made aware of.

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

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Author: Neal Langerman,Leslie Putnam

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780873718028

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 382

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All hospitals, physician and dental offices, ambulance companies, emergency medical technicians, medical laboratories, fire departments, and manufacturing sites with their own first aid clinics are required to comply with OSHA 1910.1030. This book provides you with (1) an employee exposure determination, (2) the method and schedule of implementation of standard requirements, and (3) a description of exposure incident evaluation procedures. Bloodborne pathogens include, among others, the HIV virus and the hepatitis B virus, both potentially fatal. Other bloodborne diseases are Lyme disease, herpes virus, HTLV, malaria, babesiosis, and Chagas' disease. This manual contains everything you need to comply with the regulations, as well as to protect your workers' health and liability. A customized implementation plan can be created using the ASCII file stored on the IBM-compatible computer disk (5.25-inch and 3.5-inch) packaged with the book. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan will be an essential guide for any employer required to comply with the new OSHA Exposure Control Plan.