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Author Fulford, Martin R., author.

Title Infection control in primary dental care / Martin R. Fulford, Nikolai R. Stankiewicz
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 130 pages) : color illustrations
Series BDJ clinician's guides
BDJ clinician's guides.
Contents Basic Science of Infection Control: A History of Infection Control in Medicine and Dentistry -- The Microbiology and Pathology of Infection Control in Dentistry -- Regualtions and Guidance in Infection Control -- Personal Protective Equipment in Dentistry -- Immunisation and Infection Control in the Dental Practice -- The Infected Oral Healthcare Worker. Decontamination in Dentistry: The Concept of Decontamination in Dentistry -- Cleaning Methods of Dental Instruments -- Sterilisation in Dentistry -- Local Decontamination Units in the Dental Practice -- How to Choose Clinical Dental Equipment -- Dental Disinfection and Environmental Decontamination -- Considertions for Dental Unit Water Lines
Summary This book is an easy-to-use guide to all aspects of infection control and decontamination that will support the implementation of effective measures for risk reduction in dental practice. Among the topics addressed are the principles and practicalities of cleaning and sterilizing dental instruments, the role of personal protective equipment, the design and use of decontamination rooms, choice of dental equipment, environmental disinfection, and considerations relating to dental unit water lines. In addition, readers will find an informative and helpful section on the background history and basic science of infection control within dentistry. Infection Control in Primary Dental Care will be very useful for all members of the dental team, including dentists, dental nurses or assistants, dental hygienists, and therapists. The book is illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and tables to aid understanding and encourage good practice. The authors have a background in microbiology and dental practice and have extensive experience of providing advice and guidance to professional colleagues on infection control procedures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCOhost, viewed June 1, 2020)
Subject Cross infection -- Prevention.
Dental offices -- Sanitation
Dentistry -- Safety measures
Infection Control, Dental.
Cross infection -- Prevention.
Dental offices -- Sanitation.
Dentistry -- Safety measures.
Form Electronic book
Author Stankiewicz, Nikolai R., author
ISBN 3030163067