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Slide 3: Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings: An Overview

Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings—2003

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  • Background
  • Personnel
  • Health Elements
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Latex Hypersensitivity/Contact Dermatitis
  • Sterilization and Disinfection
  • Environmental Infection Control
  • Dental Unit Waterlines
  • Special Considerations
  • Program Evaluations

Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings—2003. MMWR 2003; Vol. 52, No. RR-17.

Speaker Notes

The information in this slide set provides some of the available scientific rationale for performing infection control practices for which recommendations are made. These practices are broken into the broad categories listed on this slide.

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