Infection Control Today

January 2001

Disinfection of Bloodborne Pathogens by: Paula Grahs

1. J C Cokedolpher, J F Haukos. The Practical Application of Disinfection and Sterilization in Health Care Facilities. (Chicago: American Hospital Association 1996) 3-11.

2. W A Rutala. "APIC Guidelines for Selection and Use of Disinfectants. American Journal of Infection Control 1996; 24: 313-342.

3. Sterilization or Disinfection of Medical Devices: General Principles. Hospital Infections Program. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. June 1999.

4. Sterilization or Disinfection of Patient Care Equipment: HIV - Related. Hospital Infections Program Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. June 1999.

5. American Society for Hospital Central Service Personnel of the American Hospital Association. Training Manual for Central Service Technicians. (Chicago: The Association 1993) 53-78.

6. C Fluke, J D Ninemeir and S B Webb. Central Service Technical Manual, 4th ed. (Chicago: International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management 1994) 84-90.

7. Recommendations for Prevention of HIV transmission in Health Care Settings. MMWR August 21, 1987.

Practicing Smart Wound Care by: Ann Donovan and Charles E. Edminston

1. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Publication. (1994). Treatment of Pressure Ulcers, No. 95-0653. US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD.

2. Bates-Jensen, B.(1998). Management of necrotic tissue. In: C. Sussman, B. Bates-Jensen (eds.), Wound Care (pp 138-158)

3. Bezold, C., Hancock, T., & Sullivan, E.J. (1999). Examining Nursing From a Futures Perspective. In: Sullivan EJ, ed. Creating Nursings Future. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby: 3-13.

4. Falabella, A. (1998). Debridement of Wounds. Wounds, 10 (SupplC), 1C-9C.

5. Gates, J. (1997). Palliative Care: A wound care option. In: D. Krasner, D. Kane (eds.), Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals (2nd ed., pp.333-335). Wayne, PA: Health Management Publications.

6. Motta, G. (2000). Wound Care Strategies Under PPS, Analyzing Specific Wound Care Patient Mix and Developing Smart Wound Care Practices. Remington Report, May/June.

Best Practices by: Pat Tydell

1. Neblett, Thomas R. Ph.D. Characteristics of Medical and Surgical Suction Systems. The Microbiology and Nosocomial Hazards of Collection Vessels. Published monograph of research conducted at Biosan Laboratories, Inc. 10657 Galaxie Ave. Ferndale, Michigan 48220.

2. Goodman, Terri, RN, MA, Ph.D. Control of Infections Related to Bloodborne Pathogens. Infection Control Today. June, 2000.

3. Ng, Rebecca, BS, REHS. Medical Waste Disposal Training and Audits. Infection Control Today. November, 1999.

4. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Standard for Safety for Alternative Technologies for the Disposal of Medical Waste- UL2334. www.UL.COM/epn/medwaste.htm.

5. OBF Industries, Inc.

There were no other references submitted for January, 2001 articles.

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