Ch20

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karlap
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Ch20
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2011-09-14 20:54:01
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  1. Why must surfaces in dental treatment rooms be disinfected or protected with barriers?
    to prevent patient-to-patient transmission of microorganisms
  2. What is used to prevent surface contamination?
    disinfection and barriers
  3. What is the purpose of surface barriers?
    to prevent cross-contamination
  4. What should you do if a barrier becomes torn?
    • -Replace it
    • -Clean & disinfect the surface under the barrier
  5. Which regulatory agency requires the use of surface disinfection?
    OSHA
  6. Why must surfaces be precleaned?
    To remove bioburden
  7. What would most commonly have a barrier placed instead of being disinfected?
    light switch
  8. Where are antiseptic used?
    on skin
  9. Which agency regulates disinfectants?
    EPA
  10. What is the name of the disinfectant that can leave a reddish or yellowish stain?
    iodophors
  11. What is the disadvantage of synthetic phenols?
    They can leave a residual film on surface
  12. What is the common term for sodium hypochlorite?
    bleach
  13. Which disinfectant is not effective if blood or saliva is present?
    alcohol
  14. What is a common use of chlorine dioxide?
    • -surface disinfectant
    • -sterilant
  15. Which is a way to practice greener infection control?
    • -Conserve water & energy
    • -Use products w/ recyclable packaging
    • -Use digital radiography

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