December References

December References

"Microbial Resistance and Disinfectant Use"

By Rodney Stine, page 14.

1. Nye, Chudha, Hodgkin, et al. J. Hosp. Infection. 1992 Bol. 20 pp 51-54.

2. Scientific American 1998:0398

"New Technology Addresses Surgical Staff Objections to Removal ofSurgical Plume"

By Alison Sanders, page 16.

1. Sandler, G. Laser plume may carry hidden health hazards. OpthalmologyNews. November 1998, pp 10-11.

2. Hallmo, P. and Naess, O. Laryngeal papillomatosis with humanpapillomavirus DNA contracted by a laser surgeon. European ArchivesOto-Rhino-Laryngology, Springer-Verlag 1991.

3. Information Alert No. 24. Occupational Health and Safety Branch, OntarioMinistry of Labour, provided by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health andSafety. August 19, 1992.

4. Brandon, H.J. and Young, V.L. Characterization and removal ofelectrosurgical smoke. Surgical Services Management. March 1997, Vol. 3, No. 3,pp 14-16.

5. Ott, D.E. Smoke production and smoke reduction in endoscopic surgery:preliminary report. End Surg. 1:230-232, 1993.

"Sterilization Indicators Shine Light on Equipment, HumanErrors."

By Kelli M. Donley, page 18

1. Young, M. Chemical and Biological Indicators: Reducing the Risk ofInfection.

"What Infection Control Practitoners Need to Know to Be Prepared fora Bioterrorism Attack"

By Terri Rebmann, RN, MSN, CIC, page 24.

1. Terrorism in the United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S.Department of Justice. 1998.

2. Basic Incident Command System (ICS) Independent Study.

3. Noah, D.L.; Sobel, A.L.; Ostroff, S.M. and Kildew, J.A. Biological warfaretraining: Infectious disease outbreak differentiation criteria. MilitaryMedicine. 1998. 163: 198-201.

4. Franz, D.R.; Jahrling, P.B.; Friedlander, A.M.; McClain, D.J.; Hoover, D.L.,Bryne, W.R.; Pavlin, J.A.; Christopher, G.W. and Eitzen, E.M. Clinicalrecognition and management of patients exposed to biological weapons agents.JAMA. 1997. 278(5):399-411.

Best Practices

By Pat Tydell, RN, MSN, MPH, page 51.

1. Seek these safety features. Materials Management in Health Care. May 1,1999.

2. Perry, J. CDC releases national needlestick estimates. Advances inExposure Prevention. 2000, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 19.


4. Heinrich, J. Occupational safety: Selected cost and benefit implicationsof needlestick prevention devices for hospitals. GAO report, GAO-01-60RNeedlestick Prevention. November 17, 2000.

5. Badger, B. Your hand in glove selection. Nursing Management.