Infection Control Today - 10/2004: References

REFERENCES

NO SMOKING ALLOWED: ADDRESSING THE DANGERS OF ESU/LASER PLUME AND SURGICAL FIRES IN THE OR, BY KRIS ELLIS, PAGE 12.

1. NIOSH Hazard Control/Control of Smoke form Laser/Electric Surgical Procedures-HC11.

2. Barrett WL, Garber SM. Surgical Smoke: A Review of the Literature. Is This Just a Lot of Hot Air? Surg Endosc. 17(6):979-87, 2003.

3. Hallmo P, Naess O. Laryngeal Papillomatosis with Human Papillomavirus DNA Contracted by a Laser Surgeon. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 248(7):425-7, 1991.

4. Garden JM, et al. Viral Disease Transmitted by Laser-Generated Plume (Aerosol). Arch Dermatol. 138(10):1303-7, 2002.

5. Hazard of Laser Surgery Smoke. OSHA Hazard Information Bulletin. April 11, 1988.

6. Lanfranchi JA. Smoke Plume Evacuation in the OR. AORN J. 65(3):627-33, 1997.

7. McCarthy PM. Fire in the ORDeveloping a Fire Safety Plan. AORN J. 79(3):588-97.

MANUFACTURERS OF STERILIZATION CASES AND TRAYS ARE WORKING TOWARD THE SAME PATIENT-SAFETY GOAL, BY DAVID C. FURR, PAGE 16.

1. 21 Code of Federal Regulations ยง880.6850.

2. FDA Draft Guidance, Premarket Notification [510(k)] Submissions for Medical Sterilization Packaging Systems in Health Care Facilities; Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA: March 7, 2002.

3. AAMI Committee Draft, AAMI/CDV-1, ST77, Containment devices for reusable medical device sterilization. Feb. 10, 2004.

INFECTION PREVENTION THROUGH PROPER HAND HYGIENE AND GLOVING. BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 28.

1. MMWR. Guideline for Hand Hygiene in the Healthcare Setting. Oct. 25, 2002. Vo. 51, No. RR-16.

2. FirstHand. Critical Glove Barrier Issues. Kimberly-Clark Health Care.

3. Klein RC, Party E, and Gershey EL. Virus penetration of examination gloves. BioDiagnostics Report.

ITS TIME TO BREAK THE MOLD, BY MARY JO VESPER AND STEPHEN VESPER, PAGE 44.

1. Perfect, J, Cox GM, Lee JY, Kaufmann, CA, de Repentigny L, Chapman SW, Marrison VA, Pappas P, Hiemenz JW, Stevens DA and Mycoses Study Group. The impact of culture isolation of Aspergilllus species: a hospital based survey of aspergillosis. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 33:1824-1833. 2001.

2. Rapp, RP. Changing strategies for the management of invasive fungal infections. Pharmacotherapy. 24:4S-28S. 2004.

3. Thio CL, Smith D, Merz WG, Streifel, AJ, Bova, G, Gay L, Miller CB, Perl TM. Refi nements of environmental assessment during an outbreak investigation of invasive aspergillosis in leukemia and bone marrow unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 21:18-23. 2000.

4. Morrison J, Yang C, Lin K-T, Haugland RA, Neely AN, Vesper SJ. Monitoring Aspergillus species by quantitative PCR during construction of a multi-story hospital building. Journal of Hospital Infection. 57: 85-87. 2004.

5. Neely AN, Gallardo V, Barth E, Haugland RA, WardenG, Vesper SJ. Rapid monitoring by QPCR for pathogenic Aspergillus during carpet removal from a hospital. Infect Control and Hosp Epidemiol. 25:350-352. 2004.

6. Gerson SL, Parker P, Jacobs MR, et al. Aspergillosis due to carpet contamination. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1994;15:221-223.

7. Anaissie EJ, Stratton SL, Dignani MC, Summerbell RC, Rex JH, Monson TP, Spencer T, Kasai M, Francesconi A, and Walsh TJ. Pathogenic Aspergillus species recovered from a hospital water system. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 34:780-789. 2002.

8. Brinkman NE, Haugland RA, Wymer LJ, Byappanahalli M, Whitman RL, Vesper SJ. Evaluation of a Rapid, Quantitative Real-Time PCR Method for Cellular Enumeration of Pathogenic Candida Species in Water. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69:1775-1782. 2003.

9. Richardson MD, and Warnock DW. Asperillosis. In: Fungal Infection: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Ed. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Mass. 2003.

THIS JUST IN: HEADLINES IN DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATION, BY JOHN ROARK, PAGE 50.

1. www.fda.gov/cdrh/Reuse/reuse-messages.html. Referenced Aug. 9, 2004.

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