1. What is the most common route of contamination?
    direct contact
  2. the term for acquiring an infection through mucosal tissues is
    droplet infection
  3. What infection control measures help prevent disease transmission from the dental team to the patient?
    Gloves, handwashing, masks
  4. The purpose of the OSHA Blood-borne Pathogens Standard is
    Protect employees
  5. How often must the Exposure Control Plan be reviewed and updated?
  6. Standard precautions are used to
    Protect healthcare providers from pathogens that can be spread by blood or any other body fluid, excretion, or secretion.
  7. What agency has recently released infection control guidelines?
    CDC Center Disease Control and Prevention
  8. What is the primary cause of death associated with latex allergies?
  9. Does Irritant Dermatitis involve the immune system?
  10. What must an employee do if he or she does not want the hepatitis B vaccine?
    Sign an informed refusal form
  11. Long, artificial nails adn rings should be avoided when one is working in a dental office because?
    they can stab a patient, scratch a patient, harbor pathogens, contaminate items.
  12. What determines the type of PPE that should be worn?
    risk of exposure
  13. An example of protective eyewear is?
    side shields
  14. What is perhaps the most critical piece of PPE?
  15. Sterile gloves are most commonly worn for a?
    surgical procedure
  16. When should utilty gloves be worn?
    When disinfecting the treament room, when preparing instruments for sterilization
  17. What type of gloves should be worn to open drawers during a dental procedure?
  18. An example of contaminated waste is?
    patient napkin, used barriers
  19. Another term for infectious waste is?
    regulated waste
Card Set
ch19 multiple choice