Proper spore testing verification can be accomplished by:
What is the water temperature that should be used when washing hands?
Dental personnel are potentially exposed to:
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.
Universal precautions are strategies used to _____________ the risk of transmission of pathogens in the health-care setting.
Disinfecting agents for environmental surfaces should:
Which of the following statements is true?
Steam sterilization under pressure can be achieved with:
The letters CDC stand for:
When recapping an anesthetic needle, it is BEST to:
When using universal precautions, _____________ infection control procedures are used for all patients.
When should face masks be changed?
Instruments should be packaged before sterilization to:
All patients must be treated equally regardless of physical condition. A patient with a communicable disease is treated with more caution.
Handwashing is not necessary when taking intra-oral dental radiographs because gloves are always worn.
Gloves must be worn when there is the potential for contacting:
The guidelines for infection control standard are set by:
The greatest risk of infection from a needle stick is from:
Which of the following is not considered personal protective equipment? Thoroughly reviewed throughout pages
Clean and disinfect all dental impressions immediately after removal from the patient’s mouth.
What is the most important means of preventing disease transmission?
Dental unit waterlines will be flushed for how long between patients?
Face shields may be worn:
What must be right after exposure?
The average risk of HIV infection after a needle stick exposure to HIV-infected blood is:
Handwashing technique includes the use of: