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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. n.d. Ten great public health achievements in the 20th century. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
This resource features a series of reports published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports between April and December 1999 on 10 public health achievements, reflecting the successful response of public health to the major causes of morbidity and mortality for the period 1900-1999. Topics include vaccination, motor-vehicle safety, workplace safety, control of infectious diseases, decline in deaths from coronary heart disease and stroke, safer and healthier foods, healthier mothers and babies, family planning, fluoridation of drinking water, and tobacco as a health hazard. Critical changes in the U.S. public health system during the century are also addressed.
Keywords: Public health, Health policy, Mortality, Morbidity, Vaccination effects, Motor vehicle safety, Occupational safety and health, Infection control, Cardiovascular diseases, Strokes, Food safety, Maternal health, Infant health, Family planning, Fluorides, Water, Tobacco use, Systems development, Oral health, Children, Families, Adults
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and Association of State and Territorial Dental Officials. 1989. Guide to public health practice: HIV and the dental community. Washington, DC: Public Health Foundation, 66 pp.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgContact for cost information.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgContact for cost information.
This document presents policy recommendations on HIV infection and the role of the oral health community. Topics include: (1) the roles of state agencies, the dental community, and dental programs in HIV control; (2) program planning; (3) education; (4) managing oral health care with HIV-infected clients; (5) safety and infection control; and (6) confidentiality and health information. Appendices include a questionnaire for assessing the HIV-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices of dental health care workers; a discussion of equipment and device disinfection and sterilization practices; reference materials; a list of work group members; and two directories for forum participants and state dental directors.
Keywords: HIV, Oral health, Dentistry, Dental care, Infection control, Confidentiality, Questionnaires, Dental education
California Department of Health Services, Dental Disease Prevention Program. 1994. Revised policy on eliminating the risk of infectious disease transmission through toothbrushes. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Health Services, Dental Disease Prevention Program, 5 pp.
California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Oral Health Program MS Code 8305 P.O. Box 997420 Sacramento, CA 95899-7420 Telephone: (866) 241-0395Fax: (916) 650-0305E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/MCAHOralHealth/Pages/default.aspxSingle copies available at no charge.
Telephone: (866) 241-0395Fax: (916) 650-0305E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/MCAHOralHealth/Pages/default.aspxSingle copies available at no charge.
These guidelines update the 1986 Dental Disease Prevention Program policy on toothbrush storage and handling in classroom settings and the effect of such policies in preventing the transmission of HIV, hepatitis B, and other infectious diseases. The revised policy includes background information and a summary; reviews the risk of transmission of diseases through the handling of toothbrushes; and contains recommendations for children's use, handling, and replacement of toothbrushes. The guidelines are accompanied by the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration's bloodborne pathogen standard and attachments.
Keywords: Oral health, Guidelines, Disease prevention, Health policy, Child health, Prevention programs, Schools, Infection control, Disease transmission
Barnett J (Comp.). 1994. Dental infection control assessment. Austin, TX: National Migrant Resource Program, ca 150 pp.
National Center for Farmworker Health 1770 FM 967 Buda, TX 78610 Telephone: (512) 312-2700Secondary Telephone: (800) 531-5120Fax: (512) 312-2600E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.ncfh.orgPrice unknown.
Telephone: (512) 312-2700Secondary Telephone: (800) 531-5120Fax: (512) 312-2600E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.ncfh.orgPrice unknown.
This report describes the methodology and results of a survey of 18 dental clinics in Public Health Service Region VI. The survey assessed the degree of compliance with infection control standards and provided information to improve practices in migrant and community health center dental programs. Appendices contain the dental infection control pre-site (visit) questionnaire, the dental infection control assessment tool, data results, a copy of a journal article about infection control in dental radiology, consultant vitas, and contact information for advisory committee members.
Keywords: Oral health, Infection control, Occupational safety and health, Program improvement, Community health centers, Migrant health centers, Surveys, Region VI, Federal programs, Dental clinics, Questionnaires
Summers CJ. 1995. Practical infection control for dental sealant programs in a portable dental care environment. In: Carter, N. L. Seal America: The prevention invention (Appendix XIII, pp. 1-10). Atlanta, GA: National Center for Prevention Services, 8 pp.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
This paper discusses principles of infection control during application of dental sealants, whether the procedure is performed in a dental office or in a portable oral health care environment. The paper also discusses methods for controlling infection and emphasizes decontamination.
Keywords: Oral health, Dental sealants, Dentists, Infection control, Disease prevention, Adults, Children
Hale CM, Polder JA. 1996. The ABC's of safe and healthy child care: A handbook for child care providers. Atlanta, GA: Hospital Infections Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, 139 pp.
This handbook, which is geared toward child care providers, is intended to help providers reduce the incidence of illness, injury, and other health problems of the children in their care. The handbook includes information on (1) how infectious diseases are spread; (2) what providers can do to keep themselves and the children they care for healthy; (3) what disease and injury prevention practices providers should follow; (4) what disease and injury prevention practices providers should require parents to follow; and (5) what the most common childhood diseases are, how to recognize them, and what providers can do when they occur. The handbook includes tables, figures, and drawings. Two appendices contain additional resources and a list of regional poison control centers. The handbook concludes with a bibliography and an index.
Keywords: Oral health, Child care workers, Children, Child health, Injuries, Infections, Prevention, Parents, Poison control centers
Wasserman Y. 2000. The original National Dental Advisory Service 2000 comprehensive fee report (18th ed.). West Allis, WI: Wasserman Medical Publishers, 154 pp.
Wasserman Medical Publishers P. O. Box 510949 West Allis, WI 53203 Telephone: (800) 669-3337Fax: (414) 272-6666Website: http://www.ndas.com$69.00. Document Number: ISBN 1-881072-38-X.
Telephone: (800) 669-3337Fax: (414) 272-6666Website: http://www.ndas.com$69.00. Document Number: ISBN 1-881072-38-X.
This book is a nationwide market analysis for dentists. Its main feature is the comprehensive fee report, which is based on a direct mail survey. The book also includes reference material such as occupational safety and health rules, recommended infection control practices for dentists, information from the American Dental Association (including a copy of its claim form), lists of state insurance commissioners and licensing departments, and glossaries of medical and dental terminology.
Keywords: Oral health, Dental fees, Dentists, Geographic factors, Occupational safety and health, Infection control, State legislation, AIDS, Market research, American Dental Association
Kohn WG, Collins AS, Cleveland JL, Harte JA, Eklund KJ, Malvitz DM. 2003. Guidelines for infection control in dental health-care settings—2003. MMWR Recommendations and Reports 52(RR-17):1-66.
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Oral Health 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop F-10 Atlanta, GA 30341-3717 Telephone: (770) 488-6054E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealthAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (770) 488-6054E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealthAvailable from the website.
This issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report consolidates previous recommendations and adds new ones for infection control in oral health care settings. Recommendations are provided on (1) educating and protecting oral health personnel, (2) preventing transmission of bloodborne pathogens, (3) hand hygiene, (4) personal protective equipment, (5) contact dermatitis and latex hypersensitivity, (6) sterilization and disinfection of patient care items, (7) environmental infection control, (8) oral health unit waterlines, biofilm, and water quality, and (9) special considerations. Additional information and resources are provided in sections on recommendations, Internet resources, and references. The appendices include sections on the regulatory framework for disinfectants and sterilants, immunizations strongly recommended for health professionals, and methods for sterilizing and disinfecting patient-care items and environmental surfaces. A special section provides information about continuing education credits.
Keywords: Oral health, Infection control, Dental care, Guidelines, Dentists, Dental hygienists, Dental offices, Dental clinics, Dental equipment, Health personnel, Disinfection, Sterilization, Disease prevention, Immunization, Professional education, Resource materials
University of Iowa, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. 2004. Recommendations for oral health: Toothbrushing protocol for preschool and child care settings serving children 3-5 years of age. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, 4 pp.
University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry Dental Science Building 801 Newton Road Iowa City, IA 52242 Telephone: (319) 335-7479Website: http://www.dentistry.uiowa.edu/pediatricAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (319) 335-7479Website: http://www.dentistry.uiowa.edu/pediatricAvailable from the website.
This brochure discusses the importance of toothbrushing protocols for Head Start programs and other programs serving children ages 3 to 5 at high risk for tooth decay. Topics include when to schedule brushing and frequency of brushing; where to brush; adult supervision of children while brushing; selection, hygiene, storage, and replacement of toothbrushes; importance of using fluoridated toothpaste; selecting and dispensing toothpaste; brushing techniques; and rinsing after brushing.
Keywords: Oral health, Head Start, Child health, Young children, High risk children, Dental hygiene, Infection control, Fluorides, Protocols, Program planning
Wilkins EM. 2004. Clinical practice of the dental hygienist (9th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1024 pp.
Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins PO Box 1620 Hagerstown, MD 21741 Telephone: (800) 638-3030Secondary Telephone: (301) 223-23000Fax: (301) 223-2400E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.lww.com/index.html$76.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-7817-4090-8.
Telephone: (800) 638-3030Secondary Telephone: (301) 223-23000Fax: (301) 223-2400E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.lww.com/index.html$76.95, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 0-7817-4090-8.
This textbook for dental hygienists is divided into seven sections. Section one includes an orientation to the dental hygiene profession with an explanation of the process of care. Sections two through six include information on assessment and diagnosis and care planning, implementation, and evaluation. Section seven describes a variety of patients needing special care because of age, systemic health problems, or disability. A new feature includes the introduction of ethics into the practice of dental hygiene. Appendices provide the code of ethics of both the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the Canadian Dental Hygienists' Association, and the recommendations from the Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings, 2003 from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Keywords: Oral health, Dental hygienists, Dentistry, Dental hygiene, Service delivery, Infection control, Patient care planning, Special health care needs, Professional ethics, Professional training, Dental education, Textbooks
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