Infection Control Today - 08/2003: References

August 1, 2003

AUGUST REFERENCES

AUGUST REFERENCES

TECHNOLOGIES, NEW GUIDELINES WORK TO REDUCEINVASIVE DEVICE-RELATED INFECTIONS, BY KELLI M. DONLEY, PAGE 10

1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration:Washers/disinfectors.Reviewed June 18, 2003 from: http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/ode/washdsnf.html.

2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections.Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Aug. 9, 2002: 51, RR-10.

GUIDELINES FOR MAINTAINING THE STERILE FIELD,BY JOHN ROARK, PAGE 14

1. Grundemann B, Stonehocker Magnum S. InfectionPrevention in Surgical Settings 2001.

2. Peterson C. AORN Recommended Practices. AORNJournal. Nov. 2000 3. Pryor F. The effect of traffic patterns in the OR onsurgical site infections. AORN Journal. Oct. 1998.

CRIMINAL ELEMENT: SILENT INVADERS FROM THEU.S. CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM, BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 32

1. www.who.int/inf-pr-2001/en/pr2001-02.html03/27/03

2. www.aegis.com/pubs/hepp/1999/HEPP1999-0701.html03/26/03

3.  www.nytimes.com/2003/01/28/national/28PRIS.html01/29/03

4. Piliero P, et al. Management of seriousinfections in correctional facilities. Infect Med. 15(3):179-183, 187-191, 1998.www.medscape.com/viewarticle/41731903/27/03 

5. www.hawaii.edu/hivandaids/Working_Within_a_Correctional_Setting.pdf 03/26/03

6. Carter J. Double trouble: TB and HIV in thecorrectional setting. HIV Education Prison Project (HEPP) News. 1999;2. www.aegis.com/files/hepp/hepp1999-03.pdf.03/27/03

DISINFECTANTS IN THE CUSTODY SETTING: A VIABLEALTERNATIVE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS, BY LARRY WEISS, MD, PAGE 35.

1. Hospital Infection Control. March 2003, p33-35.

2. Cozad A and Jones R. Disinfection and theprevention of infectious disease. Am Journal Infect Control. 2003:31, 243-54.

3. A Proposed Strategy for Prevention ofOccupational Dermatological Conditions. ASPH/NIOSH 1988.

4. Reinisch F. et al. Physician reports ofwork-related asthma in California, 1993-96. Am Journal Occupational Medicine.July 1999, 49:5, 72-83.

5. Schnuch A, Uter W, Geier J, Frosch PJ,Rustemeyer T. Contact allergies in healthcare workers. Results from the IVDK.Acta Derm Venereol. 1998;78:358-63.

6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.MMWR. June 2001;Vol 50.

7. Feline Calicivirus (FCV) carrier testingperformed by Dr. Syed Sattar, University of Ottawa. FCV is closely related tothe norovirus implicated in outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis. As of thiswriting (June 2003) we are unaware of any EPA-approved testing methodology forthe norovirus species.

8. Swisher RD. Surfactant Biodegradation. 2nd ed.New York: Marcel Decker; 1991.

9. USEPA. Using microfiber mops in hospitals:environmental best Practices for healthcare facilities (Spring 2002).

NO MAGIC NUMBER FOR INSTRUMENT-SET WEIGHT,BY BECKI HARTER CST, RCST, CRCST, FEL, PAGE 38

1. Reichert M, Young, J. Sterilization Technologyfor the Healthcare Facility, second edition. 1997. Galesburg, Md. AspenPublishers, Inc. Chapter 5, 12-15, 17, 20.

2. Ninemeier J. Central Service Technical Manual,fifth edition. IAHCSMM, Chicago. 2000. Chapter 7

3. Sherman, M. Medical Device Packaging Handbook,second edition, revised expanded. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1998. Chapter 9.

4. ANSI/AAMI ST8:2001

5. ANSI/AAMI ST33:1996

6. AAMI TIR 12:1994

7. AAMI ST46

8. AAMI ST37:1996

9. Amsco Steris, Operators instructions manual.pg. i, ii,2-1. Steris Corporation. Erie, Pa. 2000.

10. Castle, Getinge, Operators manual. pg, 2-3.Rochester, N.Y. 2000.

11. SPS Medical, Rochester, N.Y.