• Infection Control Today: IC Business
    Smart Sharps Evaluation Making a Case for Change By Kathy Dix Introducing a new sharps-safety device to your facility takes more than just purchasing the product and making it available; you must often create a committee to review possible replacements for primary and ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Automating Central Sterile: Instrument Tracking Systems in Action
    Automating Central Sterile: Instrument Tracking Systems in Action By Kris Ellis More and more healthcare facilities are realizing the many benefits of surgical instrument tracking systems. From increasing employee productivity to decreasing unnecessary expenditures, ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • The Basics of Pressure Ulcers
    Essentials of Wound and Burn CareBy John Roark Burns, punctures, cuts, surgical incisions, pressure sores and diabetic ulcers are all wounds that can easily become infected. Preventative measures must be taken to avoid this danger.Simply put, an infected wound contains a ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Persistent and Residual Antimicrobial Effects: Are They Important in the Clinical Setting?
    Persistent and Residual Antimicrobial Effects: Are They Important in the Clinical Setting? By Daryl S. Paulson, PhD Antiseptics marketed as surgical scrub formulations must meet certain effectiveness requirements that relate to their immediate, persistent, and preferably, ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Infection Control Today: Product Locator
    Discounted TV Remotes Introducing NosoControl — the first low-cost, disposable TV remote. TV remote keypads are the most manipulated objects in the patient’s room. Nosocontrol remotes have been created to reduce the risk of acquisition of nosocomial pathogens from patient ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Aseptic Technique & The Sterile Field
    Aseptic Technique & The Sterile FieldPractice for Perioperative Nurses:As of press time in March, AORN is reviewing and updating its “Recommended Practices for Maintaining a Sterile Field.” Go to www.aorn.org for more details.Proper aseptic technique is one ...More
  • FEATURED AT AORN
    FEATURED AT AORN Case Medical Case Medical® offers innovative products for the world healthcare community. The SteriTite® sealed container system and MediTray® products provide an easy-to-use and cost-effective system for the organization, protection, sterilization and ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Disinfection & Sterilization
  • ASHES to Launch Initiative to Assist Environmental Services in Optimizing Operations
    CHICAGO -- Responding to ASHES members and other Environmental Services (ES) managers challenged by inadequate industry guidelines for day-to-day operations to guide  performance to ensure a clean and safe health care environment, ASHES is taking the  leadership ...More
    March 31, 2005 Posted in News
  • Wisconsin Department of Health Urges Physicians to be Vigilant for Signs of Tuberculosis
    MADISON, Wis. --  The Department of Health and Family Services is urging medical providers and clinics to be on the look out for patients with symptoms of tuberculosis (TB). Symptoms of TB include strong cough that has lasted longer than three weeks, fever, chills, ...More
    March 30, 2005 Posted in News, PPE & Standard Precautions
  • Infectious Diseases Expert is Honored
    BALTIMORE -- Physician-scientist John G. Bartlett, MD, an internationally renowned authority on AIDS and other infectious diseases, and professor and chief of the division of infectious diseases at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will receive the ...More
    March 30, 2005 Posted in News