Infection Control Today: References

FEBRUARY REFERENCES

STERILITY ASSURANCE THROUGH QUALITY CONTROL, BY HEIDE AMES, BS, AND SANDRA LEE, BSM, RN, PAGE 18.

1.ANSI/AAMI ST46:2002; Steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, 2002.

2. ANSI/AAMI ST371996; Flash Sterilization: Steam sterilization of patient care items for immediate use: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, 1996.

3. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): Standards and Recommended Practices and Guidelines, Sterilization in the Perioperative Practice Setting, 2000.

KEEPING A CLEAN SLATE: THE EFFORT TO PROTECT INSTRUMENTATION FROM TOUGH INFECTIOUS AGENTS SUCH AS BIOFILM AND CJD PRIONS, BY KRIS ELLIS, PAGE 24.

1. Presterl E, et al. Viridans streptococci in endocarditis and neutropenic sepsis: biofilm formation and effects of antibiotics. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Nov 24.

2. Rutala WA, Weber DJ. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: recommendations for disinfection and sterilization. Clin Infect Dis. 2001 May 1;32(9):1348-56.

3. WHO Infection Control Guidelines for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies. Report of a WHO Consultation, Geneva, Switzerland, 23-26 March 1999. http://www.who.int/emcdocuments/tse/whocdscsraph2003c.html

4. Fichet G, et al. Novel methods for disinfection of prion-contaminated medical devices. Lancet. 2004 Aug 7;364(9433):521-6

5. Fichet G, et al. Novel methods for disinfection of prion-contaminated medical devices. Lancet. 2004 Aug 7;364(9433):521

HOW TO SECURE A PERIPHERAL IV CATHETER, BY BONNIE TROTTIER, RN, CRNI, PAGE 34.

1. Moreau N, Iannucci A.L. (2003). Catheter securement: trends in performance and complications associated with the use of either traditional methods or an adhesive anchor device. JVAD (Spring 2003), 29-33.

2. Occupational Health & Safety Administration. Fact Sheet: Securing Medical Catheters http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/bloodbornepathogens/factsheet_catheters.html.

3. Ibid.

4. Ibid.

5. Phillips I.. Manual of I.V. Therapeutics. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company, 1993: 233-34.

6. Wood D. (1997). A comparative study of two securement techniques for short peripheral intravenous catheters. Journal of Intravenous Nursing 20(6), 280-285.

7. Schatzlein K.(2003). Hold tight: keeping catheters secure. Nursing 33(3), 20-21.

8. Sheppard K, Ledosma M, Morris N, OConnor K. (1999). A prospective study of two intravenous catheter securement techniques in a skilled nursing facility. Journal of Intravenous Nursing 22(3), 151 156.

9. Wood D. (1997). Op. cit.

10. Needlestick prevention. MedPro Month 2000 10(2).

11. Spotlight on Solutions Compendium of Successful Practices. Patient Safety Initiative 2000, Volume 1. Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, 2000.

12. Wood D. Bowe-Geddes L. (1997). A comparative retrospective analysis of two securement techniques for peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) and midlines in the homecare setting. Journal of Vascular Access Devices 2(3), 11-16.

13. Royer T.I. (2003). Improving short peripheral IV outcomes: a clinical trial of two securement methods. JAVA 8(4), TK pages.

14. Aiken LH, Clarke SP, et al. (2002). Hospital nurse staffing and patient mortality, nurse burnout, and job dissatisfaction. JAMA. 288(16), 1987-1993.

STANDARDS OF PRACTICE: HISTORICAL VOICES CRY OUT, PATIENT FIRST, BY BECKI JENKINS, CST, RCST, CRCST, FEL, PAGE 42.

1. www.accessexcellence.com , the national health museum, Activities Exchange, Case, Christine, L. ED.D, microbiology professor at Skyline College.

2. www.fda.com

3. www.IAHCSMM.org

4. www.AORN.org

5. www.AAMI.org

6. www.aami.org/standards/philosophy.html

7. www.aami.org/standards/new.htm

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