Needlesticks: Managing an Exposure Incident
Occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens continue to concern all health care workers, including dental professionals. A top priority in every dental office should be to follow rigorous infection control practices. However, even the most stringent precautions cannot entirely eliminate the risk of exposure. Although preventing blood exposures is the primary means of preventing occupationally acquired bloodborne diseases, appropriate post-exposure management is an important element in workplace safety.
Member's Only Content
You must be a member to view this content. Join or renew membership today by calling 800-589-2632 or apply online.
MDA Members: Click here to login. Please use your ADA number as your User ID. If the password you enter does not work, click the Reset Password link on the login page and follow the outlined steps.
If you can’t locate your ADA number that is required to log in, please contact the MDA Membership Department at 800-589-2632.