TOC June 2007

Hand Hygiene Programs Prove Successful but Widespread Work Still Needed
By Michelle Beaver

Skin Hydration: Ensuring Barrier Protection for the Healthcare Professional
By Lori F. Jensen, RN, and Pam Werner, RN, BSN, CNOR, MBA

Healthcare Facilities Hesitantly Embrace Green Cleaning Principles and Products
By Michelle Beaver

Environmental Surface Disinfection: Meeting Best Practices for Infection Prevention
By Jean Fleming, RN, MPM, CIC

CDAD Control and Prevention
By Thomas J. Louie, MD

Steam Sterilization Cycles on Self-Contained Biological Indicators with Enzymebased Early Readout
By William Foltz, BS

Could Biopsy Port Valves be a Source for Potential Flexible Endoscope Contamination?
By David M. Parente, BS, BA, MBA

Personal Protective Equipment: Trends Emerge, but Basics Stay the Same
By Michelle Beaver

Danger is Brewing: The Ongoing Disarmament in the Battle Against Antimicrobial Resistance
By Jennifer Schraag

Small Steps to Big Benefits at the Bedside
By Cynthia Grube, RN, BSN, PHN

Divided Lines: Universal vs. Targeted Surveillance for MDROs: Which Side Are You On?
By Jennifer Schraag

Examining the Evolving Role of ICPs on Todays Product Evaluation Committees
By Jennifer Schraag

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