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

Editorial

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...)

Volume 4, Issue 1
March 2017
Pages 1-2
  • Receive Date: 14 February 2017
  • Revise Date: 24 February 2017
  • Accept Date: 24 February 2017
  • First Publish Date: 01 March 2017