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Guidelines and resources to reduce risk in provision of oral health care.

The following are helpful risk management guidelines and resources for oral health providers. This list is not intended to be exhaustive, and it should be noted that Internet links often change as guidelines are updated.

HIPAA

Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information https://www. healthit.gov/ sites/default/files/pdf/ privacy/privacy-and-securityguide.pdf

HIPAA Facts for Professionals http: //www.hhs.gov/hipaa/ for-professionals/faq

Security Risk Analysis Tipsheet: Protecting Patients' Health Information

https://www.cms. gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/ EHRIncentivePrograms/ Downloads/ SecurityRiskAssessment_ FactSheet_ Updated20131122.pdf

Security Risk Assessment Tool https://www. healthit.gov/ providers-professionals/ security-risk-assessment-tool

Infection Control

Antibiotic Prophylaxis http://jada.ada.org/article/ S0002-8177(14)00019-1/ fulltext?nav=rotatorJanmain

Bloodborne Pathogens Standard https://www.osha.gov/ pls/oshaweb/owadisp. show_document?p_ table=5TANDARDS&p_ id= 10051

Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental HealthCare Settings--2003 http://www.cdc.gov/ mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ rr5217al.htm

Handling Sharps and Needles https://www.nlm.nih. gov/medlineplus/ency/ patientinstructions/000444. htm

Immunizations Strongly Recommended for Health Care Personnel http://www.cdc.gov/ mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ rr5217a3.htm

Recommended Infection Control Practices for Dentistry http://www.cdc.gov/ oralhealth/infectioncontroll guidelines/index.htm

Regulatory Framework for Disinfectants and Sterilants http://www.cdc.gov/ mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ rr5217a2.htm

Personal Protective Equipment Frequently Asked Questions http://www.cdc.gov/ oralhealth/infectioncontrol/ faq/protective_equipment. htm

Medical Emergencies

2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR & ECC https://eccguidelines.heart. org/index.php/american heart-association/

American Academy of Periodontology Management of Medical Emergencies httpd/www.aapd.org/ media/policies_guidelines/ rs_medemergencies.pdf

Workplace Safety

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/

Workplace Safety Frequently Asked Questions https://www.osha.gov/ OSHA_FAQs.html

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