The average risk of HIV infection after a needle stick exposure to HIV-infected blood is:
Instruments should be packaged before sterilization to:
Proper spore testing verification can be accomplished by:
When using universal precautions, _____________ infection control procedures are used for all patients.
The greatest risk of infection from a needle stick is from:
Counter tops and unit surfaces should be cleaned using 2x2 or 4x4 soaked in disinfectant and decontaminant cleaner, wipe all counter tops using “spray, wipe, spray technique” , never allow the gauze to go back over a previously cleared area.
What is the most important means of preventing disease transmission?
Disinfecting agents for environmental surfaces should:
Handwashing technique includes the use of:
The guidelines for infection control standard are set by:
Clean and disinfect all dental impressions immediately after removal from the patient’s mouth.
Face shields may be worn:
Dental unit waterlines will be flushed for how long between patients?
Gloves must be worn when there is the potential for contacting:
Handwashing is not necessary when taking intra-oral dental radiographs because gloves are always worn.
Dental personnel are potentially exposed to:
All patients must be treated equally regardless of physical condition. A patient with a communicable disease is treated with more caution.
Which of the following is not considered personal protective equipment? Thoroughly reviewed throughout pages
What must be right after exposure?
When should face masks be changed?
Which of the following statements is true?
Steam sterilization under pressure can be achieved with:
The letters CDC stand for:
What is the water temperature that should be used when washing hands?
Universal precautions are strategies used to _____________ the risk of transmission of pathogens in the health-care setting.
When recapping an anesthetic needle, it is BEST to: