MARCH REFERENCES

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THE LEGALITIES OF INFECTION CONTROL IN OR: REDUCING THE RISK OF MALPRACTICE LAWSUITS FOR PERIOPERATIVE NURSES, BY TINA BROOKS, PAGE 16

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4. Rivkind R. Legal responsibilities in infection control. APIC. 1978; 6:23-25.

5. No. A95A2170, 1996 WL 97034 (Ga. Ct. App. Mar. 7, 1996).

6. Boston University School of Law and American Journal of Law and Medicine. Am J L and Med. 1996; 22: 135-150.

7. American Nurses Association. 1998. Standards of clinical nursing practice. Washington, DC: American Nurses Pub.

8. Regan WA. Infection control in nursing care: Legalities. Regan Rep Nurs Law. 1982; 22:1.

9. Ibid.

"WOUND CARE AND POST-OPERATIVE HEALING STRATEGIES" BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 20

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"PROPER PROCESSING OF PROCEDURE TRAYS," BY NANCY CHOBIN, RN, CSPDM, PAGE 24

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"MEDICAL DEVICE ADVERSE-EVENT REPORTING SAVES LIVES, BOOSTS RISK MANAGEMENT," BY PATRICIA A. TYDELL, BSN, MSN, MPH, PAGE 28

1. Medical Devices: Early Warning of Problems is Hampered by Severe Underreporting. PEMD 87-4.

2. Medical Devices: FDA's Implementation of the Medical Device Reporting Regulation. PEMD 89-10

3. Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Comprehensive Accreditation Manual Hospitals. 2001.

"GETTING A GRASP ON THE SURGICAL GLOVE MARKET," BY CAROLYN L. TWOMEY, PAGE 30

1. Johns Hopkins Medical Archives. Biography of William S. Halsted, MD. Accessed at http://medicalarchives.jhmi.edu/sgml/halsted.html on 1-9-03.

2. Groce D. Latex allergy a decade later. Managing Infection Control. 2002; August:50-54.

3. Trape MT, Schenck P, Warren A. Latex gloves use and symptoms in healthcare workers 1 year after implementation of a policy restricting the use of powdered gloves.

4. NIOSH ALERT - Preventing allergic reactions to natural rubber latex in the workplace. (DHHS {NIOSH}publication No. 97-135).

5. Charous BL, Blanco C, Tarlo S, Hamilton RG, Baur X, Beezhold D, Sussman G, Yunginger JW. Natural rubber latex allergy after 12 years: Recommendations and perspectives. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2002;109:31-34.

6. Meade BJ, Weissman DN, Beezhold DH. Latex allergy: past and present. International Immunopharmacology 2. ( 2002):225-238.

7. Ibid.

8. IMS Health. Hospital Supply Index, 3rd quarter, 2002. MAT.

9. Ibid.

10. Ibid.

11. Meyers KK, Beck WC. Gown-Glove Interface: A Possible Solution to the Danger Zone. Infect Control Hosp Epidem. 1995;16:488-490.

12. Ibid.

" THE BASICS OF SURGICAL MASK SELECTION," BY DIANNE RAWSON, RN, PAGE 34

1. Tunevall TG. Postoperative wound infections and surgical face masks: a controlled study. World J Surg. 1991;15;383-387; discussion 387-388.

2. Lafreniere R; Bohnen JMA; ET AL Infection control in the operating room: current practices or sacred cows? J AM College Surgeons. 193(4): 407-416 2001.

3. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. AORN 2002 Standards and Recommended Practices. 2002 revised 2001

4. ASTM F 2100-01 Standard Specification for Performance of Materials used in Medical Face Masks

5. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/isolat/isolat.htm

6. ASTM F 2100-01 Standard Specification for Performance of Materials used in Medical Face Masks

7OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard (BBPS) (29 CFR 1910.1030)

8. Roth RA. Perioperative Nursing Core Curriculum, 1995, Philadelphia: WB Saunders Company.

9. OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.139 and/or 1910.134.

"CHOICE OF REUSABLES VS. DISPOSABLES DEPENDS ON UTILIZATION, SURGICAL PROCEDURE," BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 36

1. AORN: Recommended practices for use and selection of barrier materials for surgical gowns and drapes. In: Standards, Recommended Guidelines and Practices, Denver, 2000. p. 268.

2. Gruendemann BJ and Mangum SS. Infection Prevention in Surgical Settings. W.B. Saunders Co. p. 125.

3. Gruendemann BJ. Reusables vs. disposables. In: Healthcare waste management: a template for action, Cary, N.C., 1999. INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, pp. 24-31.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid.

6. McCullough EA. Methods for determining the barrier efficacy of surgical gowns. Am J Infect Control. 1993 Dec:21(6):368-74.

"A STARTLING DISCOVERY: INFECTION CONTROL AND ... CONTRACEPTION?" BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 44

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2. www.who.int/inf/en/pr-2002-55.html
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3. www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/answers/2003/ans01191.html  
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