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1

list some examples of instruments capable of causing sharp injuries?

scaling instruments
ultrasonic tips
burs
scalpels
probes
syringes

2

who's responsibility is it to safely dispose of the sharp?

person using it

3

a sharp containing medicine is disposed of in which bin?

blue

4

an empty star is disposed of in which bin?

orange

5

what criteria must you follow in relation to sharps bins?

- temporary closure mechanism in action when not in use
- lid always closed firmly in place
- don't fill above line
- all details completed once container assembled and prior to disposal

6

what does ARC stand for in relation to sharps injuries?

a = are you injured
r = remove gloves
c = check area carefully

7

what is the name of the risk assessment carried pit after a sharps injury?

datex

8

can a student perform a risk assessment?

no

9

of the 3 BBVs, which has an effective vaccine?

HBV

10

name 2 classes of LAs and which is used more?

esters and amides (used more)

11

what is the function of a vasoconstrictor in LA?

constrict BVs
keep LA in are for longer period
manage bleeds

12

name 2 vasoconstrictors used in LA?

adrenaline
felypressin

13

name the 2 preservatives that may be found in LA?

bisulfide
propylparaben

14

which type of patients must you never use felypressin in?

pregnant woman

15

what are the 2 types of LA injection?

infiltrations or blocks

16

which LA technique involves LA solution being deposited around terminal branches of nerves?

infiltration

17

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the pulp in maxillary teeth?

buccal infiltration

18

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the buccal gingiva of maxillary teeth?

buccal infiltration

19

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the palatal gingivae of maxillary teeth?

palatal infiltration

20

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the dental pulp of lower molars and second premolars?

IDB

21

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the pulp of lower premolars and canine?

mental nerve block

22

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the pulp of lower incisors and canines?

buccal/labial infiltration

23

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the buccal gingiva of the lower molars and second premolar?

long buccal infiltration and IDB

24

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the buccal gingiva of lower 1st premolar and canine?

infiltration/ long buccal/ mental block

25

which type of LA injection would you use to anaesthetise the buccal gingiva of lower incisors and canines?

buccal/labial infiltration

26

what tissues do you need to anaesthetise for a restoration?

dental pulp

27

what tissues do you have to anaesthetise for an extraction?

pulp and gingivae

28

what tissues do you have to anaesthetise for scaling?

gingivae (pulp too if root planing)

29

why is articaine commonly used intros with liver disease?

it is mostly processed in the plasma

30

prilocaine is commonly known as?

citanest