APRIL REFERENCES

APRIL REFERENCES

"ENDOSCOPY AND INFECTION CONTROL," BY NANCY CHOBIN, RN, CSPDM AND SUE ELLEN ERICKSON, RN, MSN, CNOR, PAGE 14

1. Alfa. Flexible endoscope reprocessing - staff training verification to ensure reproducibility. Infection Control and Sterilization Technology. May 1999.

2. American Society for Testing Materials. Standard practice for cleaning and disinfection of flexible fiberoptic and video endoscopes used in the examination of the hollow viscera. July 1994.

3. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. APIC Guideline for Infection Prevention and Control in Flexible Endoscopy. American Journal Infection Control. 2000:28:138-55.

4. Davis D, Zadinsky J and Carrell C. Flexible endoscopy: a compliance training program. Infection Control and Sterilization Technology. November 1998.

5. Infections from Endoscopes Inadequately Reprocessed by an Automated Endoscope Reprocessing System. FDA and CDC Public Health Advisory. September 1999.

6. Rutula W., et al. Draft guildelines for disinfection and sterilization in healthcare facilities. Healthcare Infection Control Practices. CDC Web site. June 2002.

7. Scope Cleaning Procedures Debated. USA Today. April 8, 2002.

8. Society for Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. Standards for Infection Control and Reprocessing of Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes. 1997.

9. Wild Iris Medical Education. Endoscope Cleaning. Managing Infection Control. September 2002.

"MAKE CORRECT TAPE APPLICATION A STICKING POINT," BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 16

1. Surgical Tape (Market Choices). RN. June 2002. www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m3235/6_65/87469046/print.jhtml

2. Marks JG Jr. and Rainey MA. Cutaneous reactions to surgical preparations and dressings. Contact Dermatitis. 1984 Jan;10(1):1-5.

3. Rodeheaver GT, McLane M, West L and Edlich RF. Evaluation of surgical tapes for wound closures. J Surg Res. 1985 Sep;39(3):251-7.

"NEW REGULATIONS COMPOUND CHALLENGES POSED BY FLUID WASTE," BY STANLEY R SHELVER, RN, MHA, PAGE 22

1. OSHA Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, 1991.

2. DOT's "Final Rule for Hazardous Materials: Revision to Standards for Infectious Substances, 49 CFR Part 171."

3. Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the American Hospital Association, June 24, 1998.

4. Survey of Infectious Fluid Disposal Practices, Dornoch Medical Systems, Inc., April 2000.

"BIOLOAD DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A BURDEN," BY BECKI HARTER CST, CRCST, PAGE 42

1. Sherman M. (1998). Medical Device Packaging Handbook (Second Edition). New York: Basel. Marcel Dekker, Inc.

2. Reichert M and Young JH. (1997). Sterilization Technology(Second Edition),Maryland,Gaithersburg:Aspen Publishers, Inc.

3. Ninemeie JD. (1998) Central Service Technical Manual (fifth edition-revised and expanded), Chicago,Ill. IAHCSMM.

4. Association for the advancement of Medical Instrumentation, ANSI/AAMI ST33-1996, Arlington,Va.

5. Harter B. (2003). Sterilization By Design: Processing of Medical Devices and Instrumentation, Application of basic principles. Indianapolis, Ind.

6. Lenntech. Biofilm removal and control,. Lenntech water treatment and air purification holding B.V.,2629 HH Deift, The Netherlands.

7. Hughes CA. SPS Medical Supply Corp, Rush, N.Y.

"PREVENTION OF SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS," BY BONNIE BARNARD, MPH, CIC, PAGE 57

1. Martone WJ, Jarvis WR, Culver DH, Haley RW. Incidence and nature of endemic and epidemic nosocomial infections. In: Bennet JV, Brachman PS, eds. Hospital Infections. 3rd ed. Boston: Little, Brown and Co; 1992. P. 577-96.

1a. Whitehouse JD, et. al. The impact of surgical site infections following orthopedic surgery at a community hospital and a university hospital: adverse quality of life, excess length of stay and extra cost. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2002;23:183-189.

1b. Perencevich EN, Sands KE, Cosgrove SE, Guadagnoli E, Meara E, Platt R. Health and ecdonomic impact of surgical site infections diagnosed after hospital discharge. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2003; 9(2):196-203.

2.Mangram AJ, Horan TC, Pearson ML, Silver LC, Jarvis WR, The Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, 1999. Infec Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999;20(4):247-280.

www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/SSI/SSI.pdf

3. Centers for Disease Control National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (NNIS) www.cdc.gov/ncidod/hip/NNIS/@nnis.htm

4. No author. Antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery. Med Lett Drugs Ther. October 29, 2001;(1116):92-97.

5. Dellinger EP, Gross PA, Barrett TL, Krause PJ, Martone WF, McGowan

WE, Sweet RL, Wenzel RP. Quality standard for antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgical procedures. Released in 1994 (reviewed 1998). Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Mar;18(3):422-7. www.journals.uchicago.edu/IDSA/guidelines/0422.pdf

6. Harbarth S. Circulation. 2000; 101:2916-21.

6a. Kurz A, Sessler DI, Lenhardt R. Perioperative normothermia to reduce the incidence of surgical-wound infection and shorten hospitalization. N Engl J Med. 1996; 334(19):1209-1216.

7. Latham R, Lancaster AD, Covington JF, Pirolo JS, Thomas CS Jr. The association of diabetes and glucose control with surgical-site infections among cardiothoracic surgery patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2001;22:607-612. http://www.slackinc.com/general/iche/stor1001/10lat.htm

8. Furnary AP, Zerr KJ, Grunkemeier GL, and Starr A. Continuous intravenous insulin infusion reduces the incidence of deep sternal wound infection in diabetic patients after cardiac surgical procedures. Ann Thorac Surg. 1999 67:352-360.

9. Greif R, Akca O, Horn EP, Kurz A, Sessler DI. Supplemental perioperative oxygen to reduce the incidence of wound infection. NEJM. 2000;342(3):161-7.

10. McConkey SJ, L'Ecuyer PB, Murphy DM, Leet TL, Sundt TM, Fraser VJ. Results of a comprehensive infection control program for reducing surgical-site infections in coronary artery bypass surgery. Infec Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999;20(8):238-247.

11. Richards C, Emori TG, Peavy G, Gaynes R. Promoting quality through measurement of performance and response: prevention success stories. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2001;7(2):299-301.

OTHER REFERENCES AND RESOURCES:

1. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) www.apic.org

2. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. Standards, Recommended Practices and Guidelines, 2002.

3. Consensus paper on the surveillance of surgical wound infections. The Society for Hospital Epidemiology of America; the Association for Practitioners in Infection Control; the Centers for Disease Control; and the Surgical Infection Society. Infec Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1992;20:263-270.

4. SHEA (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) www.shea-online.org

5. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Centers for Disease Control

Surgical Infection Prevention Project, www.surgicalinfectionprevention.org

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