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  1. The average length of a dental mission is ____________.
  1. Your US dental license ____________ allow(s) you to practice in a foreign country.
  1. The most frequent cause of illness on missions is_______________.
  1. How far in advance (prior to departure) should you inform your physician that you will be traveling to an area that may have limited resources?
  1. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes every two years, a reference for those who advise international travelers about health risks. It is called the __________ Book.
  1. Which of the following vaccines is required by International Health Regulations for travel to certain countries in sub-Saharan Africa and tropical South America?
  1. A needlestick injury is an example of which route of disease acquisition?
  1. There is no vaccine available against ____________.
  1. A medical mission _______________.
  1. Specific information regarding issues of personal safety when traveling internationally is available from the _______________.
  1. A dental mouth mirror is an example of a ____________ patient-care item.
  1. Is there any evidence that using antiseptics or squeezing a wound reduces the risk of transmission of a bloodborne pathogen?
  1. Sterilizing instruments using a pressure cooker involves an exposure time of __________ minutes, and may only be considered in an emergency and as an absolute last resort.
  1. The most common recommended oral medication taken prior to, during and after a foreign mission is for ____________.
  1. All body fluids are subject to standard precautions EXCEPT ____________.
  1. The single most important infection prevention activity in healthcare is _______________.
  1. When local water quality is questionable, _______________.