Infection Control Status in Dental Practice: Why to Take it Serious?

Authors

1 Universal Network of Interdisciplinary Research in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (UNIROMS), Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN), Tehran, Iran

2 International Otorhinolaryngology Research Association (IORA), Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN), Tehran, Iran

3 Student Research Committee, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Healthcare personnel is a term to define all those working in healthcare settings. These personnel are in high risk for exposure to infectious materials [e.g. blood, tissue, specific body fluids and medical supplies, equipment or environmental surfaces contaminated with the infectious substances]. The principle for infection control is to control iatrogenic nasocomial infections among patients and potential occupational exposure of care providers to disease causing microbes during provision of care... (Read more...)