Flashcards in infection Deck (91):
in which method of sterilization can instruments be processed wet?
how does HIV cause AIDS
it destroys the body's defenses against disease
when using an ultrasonic cleaner, what is the correct procedure
use a basket for loose instruments
what is true regarding the handling of hazardous infectious waste?
infectious waste should be placed in a closable, leak proof, labeled container or bag
to be considered acceptable for use in dentistry a disinfectant must be able to kill
what technique is used to prevent surface contamination
apply appropriate surface covers before seating the patient
after removing the plastic surface cover from the clinical contact surface .....
place a new plastic cover as along as the underlying surface remains untouched
what is an example of regulated medical waste
used anesthetic needles
gloves are a principal component of what IC practice
protective attire and barrier techniques
OSHA inspections may occur randomly in an office with....
11 or more employees
what item of PPE is donned last
packaging instruments prior to sterilization maintains..
instruments sterility after processing
a contaminated dental chart qualifies as which mode of disease transmission
which is a safety measure for managing non contact scrap amalgam?
label the scrap amalgam container
what container requires a chemical label
disinfectant spray bottle
ultrasonic cleaner tank
x ray processing tank
dental professionals are to use surgical mask and protective eyewear...
whenever spatter and aerosolized sprays of blood and saliva are likely
protective clothing ...
must prevent mucous membrane exposure to blood and other body fluids
which disinfectant tends to produce yellow staining
what is not a recognized regulated medical waste
which agency regulations apply to the handling of waste in the dental office
what is the leading cause of sterilization failure in dental offices
the maximum allowable amount of nitrous oxide in the dental environment is ....
what action promotes environmental infection control in a clinical area
avoid the use of carpet and cloth upholstered furnishings
how often are chemical monitors used in the sterilization process
with every instrument pack
the goal of an infection control program is to precent disease transmission from
the patient to the staff
staff to the patient
patient to patient
central nervous system disorders, tremors, and kidney dysfunction are associated with increased exposure to....
what is true about overgloves
they must be worn carefully to avoid contamination from used procedural gloves
are placed before the secondary procedure is performed and are removed before patient treatment
are discarded after a single use
the HBV vaccine must be offered to which category of employees
I and II
the scavenging system ....
reduces the nitrogen oxide that escapes into the dental office atmosphere
a chemical spill victim with immediate symptoms of dizziness, headache, nausea, and vomiting is experiencing
acute chemical toxicity
the written exposure control plan must be reviewed and updated
the main source of infectious microorganisms in the dental office is ....
the patients mouth
what are not killed or inactivated by intermediate level disinfection
what is not a clinical contact surface
dental assistant involved in the direct provision of patient care must undergo training in
infection control, safety issues, and hazard communication
what agency requires employers to provide the Hep B vaccine?
OSHA requires the standard precautions for ...
biofilm in the dental unit waterline exemplifies which type of disease transmission
community to dental office to patient
what is killed during sterilization
viruses, spores, fungi, and bacteria
dental unit waterlines are flushed for ...
several minutes each morning and for 20-30 seconds between patients
the OSHA hazard communications standard requires employers to do ...
tell employees about the identity and hazards of chemical in the workplace
implement a hazard communication program
maintain accurate and thorough MSDS records
examination gloves used for the dental treatment can be made of....
latex or vinyl
what can kill bacterial spores, TB and viruses
high level disinfectant
what is not an acceptable method of managing surface contamination
wipe the surface with alcohol
who determines the hazards of a chemical
what is required for correct disposal of used ortho wire
the most important infection control law in dentistry is OSHAS
blood borne pathogens standard
recording the highest temperature reached during a sterilization cycle is an example of
disease is transmitted through which means
person to person contact
protective clothing must meet which requirement
what error will result in a failure of sterilization
faulty seal on chamber door
what is not an appropriate post exposure protocol
the employee may opt for medical eval. but must pay the cost
a single container of alcohol based hand rub solution in a dental treatment room can contain up to...
what gloves are recommended to assist the placement of amalgam
what is not acceptable for use as a surface disinfectant in dentistry
regulated medical waste comprises what percentage of a dental offices total waste
the record of each infection control training session does not require what detail
training test scores
sharps container is an example of ....
what does not minimize the amount of dental aerosols and splatter generated during treatment
preprocedural mouth rinse
an employee who voluntarily forgoes the hep b vaccine is required to sign an...
informed refusal that is kept on file in the dental office
cleaning instruments prior to sterilization
increase the chance of sterilizer success
OSHA does not mandate the training of dental personnel in what area
specialty safety standards
which protects the gingival tissue during laser bleaching
resin based light curable barrier
the hep b vaccine must be
offered free by the employer
what agent is most lethal
when do you need to change your protective clothings
when visibly soiled
sterile surgical gloves are required for which procedure
assisting in a mandibular resection
how often should spore testing of sterilizers be executed
once a week
the strength of an organisms ability to produce disease is a
what qualifies at a biologic monitor
what is not a component of hazard communication training
collecting waiver for hep b vaccine
dental personnel are not exposed to infectious disease through
indirect contact with sterile instruments
what is not infectious or regulated waste
x ray wrappers
what best describes an intermediate level surface disinfectant
what is not considered a sharp
metal matrix retainer
the risk of getting HIV as a dental assistant is
the intent of hand washing is to remove
what is true of latex and vinyl gloves
non sterile gloves are recommended for examination and nonsurgical procedures
if you opt not to receive a hep b vaccine and have signed a waiver to this effect, you have the right to...
change your mind and the employer is required to provide the vaccination
the CDC recommends biological monitoring of sterilization equipment at which interval?
which best describes the purpose of holding (presoaking) instruments prior to cleaning
make cleaning easier
which waste product is hazardous
spent fixer solution
which face mask is optimal to pouring or mixing chemical
which have the highest operating temp. and longest cycle time
dry heat sterilizers
surgical masks used in dentistry
prevent spatter from contacting mucous membranes
before disinfecting a clinical contact surface
clean the surface
which allergic reaction is most commonly associated with latex
what is a clinical touch surface
which combination produces the greeting amount of instrument rusting and dulling
carbon steel instruments in a steam sterilizer
without proper eye protection, curing light exposure may damage the...