Dental Assistant

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  1. used routinely only for skin wipe
  2. a microorganism growth inhibitor
  3. free of pathogens
  4. steps necessary to ensure an environment free from pathogens
    Aseptic technique
  5. effective sterilization by steam under pressure
  6. any visible organic debris
  7. microscopic communities that allow bacteria, fungi, and viruses to multiply
  8. vials or strips used to determine if sterilization has occurred
    Biologic indicators
  9. nonregulatory agency responsible for making recommendations on health and safety
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  10. the presence of an infectious agent
  11. touching or first hand contact
    Direct contact
  12. to kill pathogens by physical or chemical means
  13. regulatory agency responsible for protecting and restoring the environment and public health
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  14. regulatory agency that regulates the manufacturing and labeling of medical devices and solutions
    Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  15. contact with a microorganism through means of contaminated instrumnets, supplies, and equipment
    Indirect contact
  16. methods to eliminate or reduce the transmision of infectious microorganisms
    Infection control
  17. the act of breathing in
  18. solution used as an intermediate level desinfectant
  19. forms that provides health and safety information regarding materials that contain chemicals
    Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  20. nonregulatory agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work related disease and injury
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  21. nonregulatory agency responsible for providing leadership and financial support to researchers
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  22. regulatory agency responsible for enforcing employers to protect the employees
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  23. placed over latex or vinyl gloves during a procedure to prevent cross contamination
  24. items that should be worn to protect against contact with all body fluids
    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  25. disruption of microorganisms and debris on a surface
  26. household bleach
    Sodium hypochlorite
  27. process that kills all microorganisms
  28. instrumnet that loosens and removes debris by sound waves
    Ultrasonic cleaner
  29. guidelines established by the CDC to help protect health care workers and patients from the transmission of infectious diseases
    Universal precautions
  30. used during disinfection and cleanup procedures
    Utility gloves
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