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Ch19 Multiple Choice
ch19 multiple choice
What is the most common route of contamination?
the term for acquiring an infection through mucosal tissues is
What infection control measures help prevent disease transmission from the dental team to the patient?
Gloves, handwashing, masks
The purpose of the OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens Standard is
How often must the Exposure Control Plan be reviewed and updated?
Standard precautions are used to
Protect healthcare providers from pathogens that can be spread by blood or any other body fluid, excretion, or secretion.
What agency has recently released infection control guidelines?
CDC Center Disease Control and Prevention
What is the primary cause of death associated with latex allergies?
Does Irritant Dermatitis involve the immune system?
What must an employee do if he or she does not want the hepatitis B vaccine?
Sign an informed refusal form
Long, artificial nails adn rings should be avoided when one is working in a dental office because?
they can stab a patient, scratch a patient, harbor pathogens, contaminate items.
What determines the type of PPE that should be worn?
risk of exposure
An example of protective eyewear is?
What is perhaps the most critical piece of PPE?
Sterile gloves are most commonly worn for a?
When should utilty gloves be worn?
When disinfecting the treament room, when preparing instruments for sterilization
What type of gloves should be worn to open drawers during a dental procedure?
An example of contaminated waste is?
patient napkin, used barriers
Another term for infectious waste is?