Evaluating spatter and aerosol contamination during dental procedures

Bentley, Carolyn D.; Burkhart, Nancy W.
May 1994
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);May94, Vol. 125 Issue 5, p579
Academic Journal
Discusses a pilot study evaluating the distribution of spatter and aerosols generated by high-speed instrumentation during dental procedures. Different phases; Hazards for dental personnel of contamination from spatter and aerosol dissemination; Need for universal barrier precautions and infection control.


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