Infection Control Today - 09/2003: References

SEPTEMBER REFERENCES

TECHNOLOGIES, NEW GUIDELINES WORK TO REDUCE INVASIVE DEVICERELATED 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.

GRAM-NEGATIVE AND GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA:CANT LIVE WITH EM, CANT LIVE WITHOUT EM, BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 14

1. Tabers Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 2. http://gsbs.utmb.edu/microbook/ch006.htm 07/08/03 3. www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/696.html 07/18/03

CURRENT SURGICAL SKIN PREP STANDARDS DUE FOR REVIEW, BY JOHN ROARK, PAGE 18.

1. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers. McLaughlin S. Reviewed July 21, 2003 from: http://www.nfpa.org/MemberSections/health_care/hc_articles/hc_articles.asp;

2. Recommended practices for skin preparation of patients. AORN Journal, January, 2002.

IDENTITY CRISIS: TRACKING MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND INVENTORY, BY BECKI HARTER, CST, RCST, CRCST, FEL, PAGE 26.

1. Reichart M and Young J. Sterilization Technology (second edition). Aspen Publications, Gaithersburg, Md., 1997.

2. Ninemeier J. Central Service Technical Manual (fifth edition, revised and expanded) IAHCSMM, Chicago, Il., 2000.

3. Argentieri M. Strategic Technology Planning. 1997 AAMI Conference, 1997.

4. Bohman M. Managing Patient Equipment. Journal of Healthcare Material Management. May 1991.

5. Dalton J. Keys to Successful Asset Control and Management. 12th National Conference of Medical Technology Management. 1996.

6. www.Aligence.com

7. www.McChesson.com

8. www.Codman.com

9. Harter BE. Sterilization by Design. Indianapolis, Ind. 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003.

THE JOINT COMMISSIONS NEW PATIENT SAFETY FOCUS: TIPS FOR GETTING PREPARED, BY DIANA SCOTT, RN, BSHA, CPHQ, PAGE 40.

1. Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings - 2002. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov2.  Sentinel Event Alert, Issue No. 28, January 22, 2003 Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, www.jcaho.org.

3. Clarifying JCAHOs Position on Infection-related Sentinel Events. Volume 23, Number 3, March 2003, Joint Commission Perspectives.

4. Hospital Accreditation Standards 2003. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, 2003.

5. Hands-on Hygiene: Promoting Proper Hand Hygiene in your Organizations. Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2003. Joint Commission Perspectives on Patient Safety.

6. Infection Control Expert Panel to Review IC standards, Survey Process. Volume 23, Number 4, April 2003, Joint Commission Perspectives.

POSITIONING: A PATIENT SAFETY INITIATIVE, BY TERRI GOODMAN, RN, PHD, PAGE 53.

1. Gendron, FG. (1988). Unexplained patient burns: investigating iatrogenic injuries. California: Quest Publishing company, Inc.

2. Landis E. (1930). Micro-injection studies of capillary blood pressure in human skin. Heart, 15, 209-228.

3. Rithalia S. (2002). The art and science of evaluating patient support surfaces. SMTL News, 2(3).

[Online]. Available: http://www.smtl.co.uk/Documents/Newsletters/Volume2-Issue3-Mar-2002/4. Aronovitch S A. (1999). Intraoperatively acquired pressure ulcer prevalence: a national study. J of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. 26(3), 130-6.

5. Hoshowsky V and Schramm C. (1994). Intraoperative pressure sore prevention: An analysis of bedding materials. Research in Nursing & Health, 17, 333-339.

6. Ek AC, Gustavsson G and Lewis DH. (1985). The local skin blood flow in areas at risk for pressure sores treated with massage. Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.17(2), 81-86.

7. Olson B. (1989). Effects of massage for prevention of pressure ulcer. Decubitus. 2(4), 32-37.

8. Dyson R. (1978). Bedsores - the injuries hospital staff inflict on patients. Nursing Mirror. 46(24), 30-32.

9. Aronovitch SA. (2002). How to prevent pressure ulcers. Outpatient Surgery. III(5), 61-66.

10. Colorado Gerontological Society and Senior Answers and Services. (2002). Denver, Colorado [On-line]. Available: http://www.senioranswers.org/Pages/pressuresores.htm

11. Lowthian PT. (1976). Pressure sore: practical prophylaxis. Nursing Times, 72(8), 295-298.

12. Berlowitz DR and Wilking SV. (1989). Risk factors for pressure sores: a comparison of cross-sectional and cohort-derived data. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 37(11), 1043-1050.

13. Braden Scale [Online]. Available: http://wwwcanada.mmm.com/SkinHealth/BradenScale.pdf 

14. Norton Scale [Online]. Available: http://wwwcanada.mmm.com/SkinHealth/NortonScale.pdf

15. Bergstro, N, Allman RM, Carlson CE, et.al. (1992). Pressure ulcers in adults: prediction and prevention. Clinical Practice Guidelines No. 3. AHCPR Pub No 92-0047. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health.

16. AORN Recommended Practices for Positioning the Patient in the Perioperative Practice Setting

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