June References

June References

"IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES: CHEMICAL DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATION UPDATE," BY NANCY CHOBIN, RN, CSPDM, 14

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"REDUCING NOCOMIAL INFECTIONS IN OPERATING ROOMS," BY FARHAD MEMARZADEH, PHD, PE AND ANDY MANNING, PHD, PAGE 18

1. ASHRAE Applications Handbook, ASHRAE, Atlanta, 1999.

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7. Haghighat F, Jiang Z, Zhang Y. Impact of ventilation rate and partition layout on VOC emission rate: time-dependent contaminant removal. International Journal of Indoor Air Quality and Climate. Vol.4, pp.276-283, 1994.

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9. Memarzadeh F and Manning A. Comparison of operating room ventilation systems in the protection of the surgical site. ASHRAE Transactions, V.108, Pt. 2, 2002.

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GETTING WRAPPED UP IN PACKAGING CHOICES," BY BECKI HARTER, CST, RCST, CRCST, PAGE 24

1. Ninemeier JD. Central Service Technical Manual (fifth edition), IAHCSMM, Chicago, Ill., 1998,pg 147-173.

2. Sherman M. Medical Device Packaging Handbook (second edition), Marcell Dekker, Inc., New York. 1998. Chapters 2,3,9.

3. AMSCO/STERIS, operating Instructions, gravity and prevacuum sterilizers. STERIS Corp., Erie, PA., 1998. pg. Ii

4. Getinge Castle, operator's manual, Getinge Castle Inc., Rochester, N.Y. 2001. Pages 2-3.

5. Advanced Sterilization Products, Johnson & Johnson Company, education manual, STERRAD, 2000.

6. Harter BE. Sterilization By Design, Processing of Medical Devices and Instrumentation-Application of basic principles (First Edition), Section I, III.Indianapolis, 2003.

"TAPE: A DIRTY BUSINESS," BY STEVE BIERMAN, MD, PAGE 32

1. Wood D. A comparative study of two securement techniques for short peripheral intravenous catheters. Journal of Intravenous Nursing. Vol. 20, Number 6, Nov/Dec 1996, pp 280-285.

2. Sheppard K. et al. A prospective study of two intravenous catheter securement techniques in a skilled nursing facility. Journal of Intravenous Nursing. Vol. 22, Number 3, May/June 1999, pp 151-156.

3. University of Toronto: Redelmeier Da, Livesley N.J. Adhesive tape and intravascular catheter-associated infections. J Gen Intern Med 1999; 14:373-375.

4. Department of Anesthesia, LSU Medical Center: Thomas L, Schonlau E, Desmarattes R, et al. Effect of intravenous dressing on glove barrier protection - a clinical study. (unpublished study) 1996.

5. Wood D, Bowe-Geddes LA. 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. Volume 2, Number 3, Fall 1997, pp 11-16.

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"A GUIDE TO HAND HYGIENE AGENTS," BY DEB PAUL-CHEADLE, RN, CIC, PAGE 48

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4. Larson E, Mayur K, Laughon, BA. Influence of two handwashing frequencies no reduction in colonizing flora with three handwashing products used by healthcare personal. Am J Infect Control. 1989; 17:83-88.

5. Rotter M. Handwashing and hand disenfection. Mayhall C.G, editor. Hospital epidemiology and infection control. First ed. Baltimore MD: Williams and Wilkins, 1996: 1052-1068

"THE COST OF COMPLIANCE: RAMIFICATIONS OF HAND HYGIENE IMPLEMENTATION," BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 44

1. Pugliese G, et al. Alcohol-based Handwashing Agents: A Clash With Regulators or Opportunity for Common-Sense Approach? Infection Control Today 2003;2:8-10.

2. National Fire Protection Agency. Frequently Asked Questions. Available at www.nfpa.org/membersections/health_care/codered/codered.asp#faq.

"HANDWASHING STATIONS HARBORING BACTERIA CAN UNDO HAND-HYGIENE EFFORTS," BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 54

1. Griffith CJ, Malik R, Cooper RA, Looker N, Michaels B. Environmental surface cleanliness and the potential for contamination during handwashing. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Apr;31(2):93-6.

2. Wurtz R, Moye G, Jovanovic B. Handwashing machines, handwashing compliance, and potential for cross-contamination. Am J Infect Control. 1994 Aug;22(4):228-30

3. Hargreaves J, Shireley L, Hansen S, Bren V, Fillipi G, Lacher C, Esslinger V, Watne T.Department of Infection Control, Altru Health System, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201-6002, USA. Bacterial contamination associated with electronic faucets: a new risk for healthcare facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2001 Apr;22(4):202-5.

4. Harrison WA, Griffith CJ, Michaels B, Ayers T. Technique to determine contamination exposure routes and the economic efficiency of folded paper-towel dispensing. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Apr;31(2):104-8

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SHERMAN, MAX, MEDICAL DEVICE PACKAGING HANDBOOK (SECOND EDITION), MARCELL DEKKER, INC., NEW YORK.BASEL.HONG KONG, 1998.CHAPTER 2,3,9.

AMSCO/STERIS, OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS, GRAVITY AND PREVACUUM STERILIZERS, STERIS CORP, ERIE, PA., 1998. PG. II

GETINGE CASTLE, OPERATOR MANUAL, GETINGE CASTLE INC., ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, 2001. PG2-3

ADVANCED STERILIZATION PRODUCTS, JOHNSON & JOHNSON COMPANY, EDUCATION MANUAL, STERRAD, 2000.

HARTER, BECKI, E., CST, CRCST, STERILIZATION BY DESIGN, PROCESSING OF MEDICAL DEVICES AND INSTRUMENTATION-APPLICATION OF BASIC PRINCIPLES (FIRST EDITION), SECTION I, III.INDIANAPOLIS, IN.2003.

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