Accession Number : ADA135377

Title :   Infection Control in Air Force Dental Clinics (Second Edition),

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TX

Personal Author(s) : Crigger,L P ; Matis,B A ; Young,J M

PDF Url : ADA135377

Report Date : Nov 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 73

Abstract : The rationale and procedures for preventing cross-contamination in Air Force dental facilities are discussed, including dental instrument and DTR furnishings; instrument preparation; sterilization--materials, methods, and monitoring; storage and shelf life; and treatment of specific equipment. Special applications for prosthodontics and dental radiology are outlined. Personal protection is stressed and current procedures for communicable disease reporting are given. Appendixes summarizes some topics discussed in the text and provide special information on hepatitis as well as sources for infection control supplies and periodicals.

Descriptors :   *Dentistry, *Infectious diseases, *Disinfection, *Dental equipment, Control, Air Force facilities, Sterilization, Hepatitis, Monitoring, Storage, Shelf life

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE