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Sterilisation and disinfection questions

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Sterilisation and disinfection questions

  1. 1.  Discuss 3 methods used to prevent cross infection
  2. 2.  Use of disposable items Disinfection SterilisationDefine each of these forms of prevention
  3. 3.  Carefully re-sheathed by dentist Carefully handled by DN Place immediately after use into the sharps bin To prevent sharps injury
  4. 4.  A) bacteriostatic B) pathogenic C) autoimmune D) bactericidal
  5. 5.  Whooping cough Polio Diphtheria Hepatitis B MMR Influenza
  6. 6.  Non Hazardous Hazardous Special waste identify these
  7. 7.  Items used in the surgery which have not been contaminated in the patients mouth What could these items be?
  8. 8.  Items which have been contaminated from the patients mouth What could these be?
  9. 9.  Materials and equipment which cannot be placed in either non hazardous or hazardous waste What could these be?
  10. 10.  Lead foil from x-ray film packets?
  11. 11. Empty box?
  12. 12.
  13. 13.  Isopropyl alcohol wipes Ultrasonic bath Washer disinfector Disinfection bath
  14. 14.  What should we do when this incident occurs?
  15. 15.  Stop immediately Remove glove Hold finger under running tap and squeeze wound to encourage bleeding NEVER SUCK THE WOUND Cover with waterproof dressing Check patients medical history Contact Occupational Health for advice and have patients details to hand Answer questions from occ health nurse
  16. 16.  What items do we know have been pre- sterilised?
  17. 17.  Cotton wool rolls/pellets Needles Disposable scalpels Sutures Local anaesthetic solution Disposable syringes
  18. 18.  Expensive Would help in the control of infection Items available for use in the surgery are .....?
  19. 19.  offering barrier protection to those awkward handpiece assemblies. Furthermore, avoiding the use of chemical disinfectant may prolong the life of plastic coverings.

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