Needlestick Injuries: Prevention + Protocol

Needlestick Injuries: Prevention + Protocol

Talking with the Toothcop

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Needlestick injuries have been cropping up again in the last few months. These injuries are considered “occupational hazards” in dentistry—but should they be? Why is it happening? What’s the contributing cause? In this episode of Talking With The Toothcop, Andrea and I talk about this costly “never event” and how to best prevent it.  Outline of This Episode [0:52] The protocol with needlestick Injuries [5:25] Coordinating testing with patients [...
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Needlestick injuries have been cropping up again in the last few months. These injuries are considered “occupational hazards” in dentistry—but should they be? Why is it happening? What’s the contributing cause? In this episode of Talking With The Toothcop, Andrea and I talk about this costly “never event” and how to best prevent it.  Outline of This Episode [0:52] The protocol with needlestick Injuries [5:25] Coordinating testing with patients [...
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