Infection Control Today - 08/2003: References

AUGUST REFERENCES

TECHNOLOGIES, NEW GUIDELINES WORK TO REDUCE INVASIVE DEVICE-RELATED INFECTIONS, BY KELLI M. DONLEY, PAGE 10

1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration:Washers/disinfectors. Reviewed June 18, 2003 from: http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/ode/washdsnf.html.

2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Aug. 9, 2002: 51, RR-10.

GUIDELINES FOR MAINTAINING THE STERILE FIELD, BY JOHN ROARK, PAGE 14

1. Grundemann B, Stonehocker Magnum S. Infection Prevention in Surgical Settings 2001.

2. Peterson C. AORN Recommended Practices. AORN Journal. Nov. 2000 3. Pryor F. The effect of traffic patterns in the OR on surgical site infections. AORN Journal. Oct. 1998.

CRIMINAL ELEMENT: SILENT INVADERS FROM THE U.S. CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM, BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 32

1. www.who.int/inf-pr-2001/en/pr2001-02.html 03/27/03

2. www.aegis.com/pubs/hepp/1999/HEPP1999-0701.html 03/26/03

3.  www.nytimes.com/2003/01/28/national/28PRIS.html 01/29/03

4. Piliero P, et al. Management of serious infections in correctional facilities. Infect Med. 15(3):179-183, 187-191, 1998. www.medscape.com/viewarticle/417319 03/27/03 

5. www.hawaii.edu/hivandaids/Working_Within_a_Correctional_Setting.pdf  03/26/03

6. Carter J. Double trouble: TB and HIV in the correctional setting. HIV Education Prison Project (HEPP) News. 1999;2. www.aegis.com/files/hepp/hepp1999-03.pdf. 03/27/03

DISINFECTANTS IN THE CUSTODY SETTING: A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS, BY LARRY WEISS, MD, PAGE 35.

1. Hospital Infection Control. March 2003, p 33-35.

2. Cozad A and Jones R. Disinfection and the prevention of infectious disease. Am Journal Infect Control. 2003:31, 243-54.

3. A Proposed Strategy for Prevention of Occupational Dermatological Conditions. ASPH/NIOSH 1988.

4. Reinisch F. et al. Physician reports of work-related asthma in California, 1993-96. Am Journal Occupational Medicine. July 1999, 49:5, 72-83.

5. Schnuch A, Uter W, Geier J, Frosch PJ, Rustemeyer T. Contact allergies in healthcare workers. Results from the IVDK. Acta Derm Venereol. 1998;78:358-63.

6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR. June 2001;Vol 50.

7. Feline Calicivirus (FCV) carrier testing performed by Dr. Syed Sattar, University of Ottawa. FCV is closely related to the norovirus implicated in outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis. As of this writing (June 2003) we are unaware of any EPA-approved testing methodology for the norovirus species.

8. Swisher RD. Surfactant Biodegradation. 2nd ed. New York: Marcel Decker; 1991.

9. USEPA. Using microfiber mops in hospitals: environmental best Practices for healthcare facilities (Spring 2002).

NO MAGIC NUMBER FOR INSTRUMENT-SET WEIGHT, BY BECKI HARTER CST, RCST, CRCST, FEL, PAGE 38

1. Reichert M, Young, J. Sterilization Technology for the Healthcare Facility, second edition. 1997. Galesburg, Md. Aspen Publishers, Inc. Chapter 5, 12-15, 17, 20.

2. Ninemeier J. Central Service Technical Manual, fifth edition. IAHCSMM, Chicago. 2000. Chapter 7

3. Sherman, M. Medical Device Packaging Handbook, second edition, revised expanded. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1998. Chapter 9.

4. ANSI/AAMI ST8:2001

5. ANSI/AAMI ST33:1996

6. AAMI TIR 12:1994

7. AAMI ST46

8. AAMI ST37:1996

9. Amsco Steris, Operators instructions manual. pg. i, ii,2-1. Steris Corporation. Erie, Pa. 2000.

10. Castle, Getinge, Operators manual. pg, 2-3. Rochester, N.Y. 2000.

11. SPS Medical, Rochester, N.Y.

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