Category: Infection Control

How do You Respond? Dirty Instruments found at Oral Surgery Practice

Special Guest Blog from Leslie Canham A Tulsa Oral Surgery practice was shut down due to breaches in infection control and other violations such as allowing dental assistants to perform IV sedation on patients. As a result of an Oklahoma Board of Dentistry investigation, it was determined that more than 7000 patients may have been exposed to Hepatitis [..]

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What are Employee Medical Records (aka: OSHA medical records)?

EMR are medical records pertaining to the health status of employees. These records need to be maintained in separate files from personnel records. EMR should include a written exposure determination, HBV offering (or declination), documentation of any significant exposures and all post exposure medical care, including, but not limited to: prescriptions, medical opinions, doctor’s orders, [..]

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