Posted on July 29 2014

Promoting infection control in dentistry

“Iatrogenic” is an adjective describing a medical condition that was induced inadvertently, by a physician or surgeon, or by medical treatment, or diagnostic procedures. Arguably, the largest, and most preventable class of iatrogenic incidents are health care-acquired infections (HAIs). According to the CDC, the number of HAIs in acute care facilities in 2011 was 721,800. If we include all other health care settings, the number is likely twice that. To view more on this article or other articles please click here. Promoting infection control in dentistry .….. and more