FEBUARY REFERENCES

FEBUARY REFERENCES

"ALCOHOL-BASED HANDWASHING AGENTS: A CLASH WITH REGULATORS OR OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMON-SENSE APPROACH?"
BY GINA PUGLIESE, RN, MS; JUDENE BARTLEY, MS, MPH, CIC; TAMMY LUNDSTROM, MD, PAGE 8

1. CDC Releases New Hand Hygiene Guidelines for Healthcare Settings. Transcript available from: http://www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media/transcripts/t021025.htm

2. Occupational Health and Safety Administration 29 CFR Part 1910.1030. Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens: Final rule. Federal Register; 1991; 56: 64004-64182.

3. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) CPL 2-2.69. Enforcement procedures for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. November 27, 2001, Compliance Directive 2-2.69.

4. National Fire Protection Agency. Frequently Asked Questions. Available from: www.nfpa.org/MemberSections/Health_Care/CodeRed/CodeRed.asp#faq).

5. Sarli MG. Personal communication. Steris Corporation. 18 November 2002.

"PREVENTING INFECTIONS IN LONG-TERM CARE,"
BY LIBBY CHINNES, RN, BSN, CIC, PAGE 14

1. Smith PW. Nursing home infection control: a status report. Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology. 1998;19:266-269.

2. Nicole LR. Preventing infections in non-hospital settings: Long-term care. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2001;7:205-207.

3. Smith PW, Rusnak PG. SHEA/APIC Position Paper: Infection prevention and control in the long-term care facility. Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology. 1997; 18:831-849.

"LESSONS IN LINEN: FOLLOWING ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE IN THE LAUNDRY DEPARTMENT,"
BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 36

1. Otero R. Infection control manual for laundry and linen service. www.nailm.com/pub/Article%204.htm/.

2. Borg MA, Portelli A. Hospital laundry workers--an at-risk group for hepatitis A? Occup Med. 1999 Sep;49(7):448-50.

3. Standaert SM, Hutcheson RH, Schaffner W. Nosocomial transmission of Salmonella gastroenteritis to laundry workers in a nursing home. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1994 Jan;15(1):22-6.

4. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Guidelines for construction and equipment of hospital and medical facilities. Washington: Government Printing Office, July 1984. DHHS publication No. (HRS- M-HF) 84-1.

5. Joint Committee on Health Care Laundry Guidelines. Guidelines for healthcare linen service. Hallandale, Fla. Textile Rental Services Association of America, 1983; TRSA publication no. 71482.

6. Hughes HG. Chutes in hospitals. J Can Hosp Assn. 1964:41:56-7.

7. Garner JS, Simmons BP. Guideline for isolation precautions in hospitals. Infect Control. 1983:4:245- 325.

8. Walter WG, Schillinger JE. Bacterial survival in laundered fabrics. Appl Microbiol. 1975:29:368-73.

9. Christian RR, Manchester JT, Mellor MT. Bacteriological quality of fabrics washed at lower- than-standard temperatures in a hospital laundry facility. Appl Env Microbiol. 1983:45:591-7.

10. Blaser MJ, Smith PF, Cody HJ, Wang WL, LaForce FM. Killing of fabric-associated bacteria in hospital laundry by low temperature washing. J Infect Dis. 1984:149:48-57.

"INFECTION FROM ORGAN DONORS: EXPLORING THE RISKS OF ACCEPTING LIFE,"
BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 40

1. www.texmed.org/has/prs/westnilevirus.asp

2. www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2002-09-05-estnile-usat_x.htm 

3. www.transweb.org/qa/qa_txp/faq_aids.html

4. http://archive.mail-list.com/hbv_research/msg03775.html

5. www.thebody.com/cdc/news_updates_archive/mar13_02/dunn.html 

6. http://archive.mail-list.com/hbv_research/msg02702.html

7. www.pslgroup.com/dg/bef56.htm

8. www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5110a3.htm

9. www.students.ncl.ac.uk/t.a.e.nichols/resource/ID/T-plant.htm

10. www.medscape.com/viewarticle/429007

"HAND HYGIENE IN HEALTHCARE: PLAYING BY THE NEW RULES,"
BY NANCY B. BJERKE, RN, MPH, CIC, PAGE 49

1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings." MMWR. Vol. 51 No. RR-16, Supplement, pp 1-50. October 25, 2002.

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