Vol.4 No.2 - May/June 2010
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Cover Story
Blood-Borne Diseases— Ensuring the Safety of Patients and Dental Professionals
(Hony) Brig Dr Anil Kohli

President, Dental Council of India

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), patient safety is a “global imperative,” affecting both patients and healthcare professionals worldwide. In India, the Patient Safety in Dentistry taskforce was created in 2009, with myself as the coordinator. The six members are committed to the development of systems, organizations, policies, and procedures to ensure safety throughout treatment.

For example, the occupational use of sharps routinely exposes dental professionals to blood-borne viruses, such as AIDS, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. These serious, potentially life-threatening diseases are transmissible to healthcare professionals from infected patients—and from infected caregivers to patients....(continue)

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Industry News
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Continuous education is what the Indian Dental Education Academy (IDEA) wants to provide to its dentist members. Ivoclar Vivadent offers quality products and is committed to conduct training for dentists who want to improve their skills in this quality sector.


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