Infection Control Today - 09/2003: References

September 1, 2003

SEPTEMBER REFERENCES

TECHNOLOGIES, NEW GUIDELINES WORK TO REDUCE INVASIVEDEVICERELATED 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 forthe Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections. Morbidity andMortality Weekly Report. Aug. 9, 2002: 51, RR-10.

GRAM-NEGATIVE AND GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA:CANT LIVE WITHEM, CANT LIVE WITHOUT EM, BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 14

1. Tabers Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 2.http://gsbs.utmb.edu/microbook/ch006.htm 07/08/03 3.www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/696.html 07/18/03

CURRENT SURGICAL SKIN PREP STANDARDS DUE FOR REVIEW, BYJOHN ROARK, PAGE 18.

1. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers. McLaughlin S. ReviewedJuly 21, 2003 from:http://www.nfpa.org/MemberSections/health_care/hc_articles/hc_articles.asp;

2. Recommended practices for skin preparation of patients.AORN Journal, January, 2002.

IDENTITY CRISIS: TRACKING MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND INVENTORY,BY BECKI HARTER, CST, RCST, CRCST, FEL, PAGE 26.

1. Reichart M and Young J. Sterilization Technology (secondedition). Aspen Publications, Gaithersburg, Md., 1997.

2. Ninemeier J. Central Service Technical Manual (fifthedition, revised and expanded) IAHCSMM, Chicago, Il., 2000.

3. Argentieri M. Strategic Technology Planning. 1997 AAMIConference, 1997.

4. Bohman M. Managing Patient Equipment. Journalof Healthcare Material Management. May 1991.

5. Dalton J. Keys to Successful Asset Control and Management.12th National Conference of Medical Technology Management. 1996.

6. www.Aligence.com

7. www.McChesson.com

8. www.Codman.com

9.Harter BE. Sterilization by Design. Indianapolis, Ind. 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002,2003.

THE JOINT COMMISSIONS NEW PATIENT SAFETY FOCUS: TIPS FORGETTING PREPARED, BY DIANA SCOTT, RN, BSHA, CPHQ, PAGE 40.

1. Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings - 2002.Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov2.  Sentinel EventAlert, Issue No. 28, January 22, 2003 Joint Commission on the Accreditation ofHealthcare Organizations, www.jcaho.org.

3. Clarifying JCAHOs Position on Infection-related SentinelEvents. Volume 23, Number 3, March 2003, Joint Commission Perspectives.

4. Hospital Accreditation Standards 2003. Joint Commission onAccreditation of Healthcare Organizations, 2003.

5. Hands-on Hygiene: Promoting Proper Hand Hygiene in yourOrganizations. Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2003. Joint Commission Perspectives onPatient Safety.

6. Infection Control Expert Panel to Review IC standards,Survey Process. Volume 23, Number 4, April 2003, Joint Commission Perspectives.

POSITIONING: A PATIENT SAFETY INITIATIVE, BY TERRIGOODMAN, RN, PHD, PAGE 53.

1. Gendron, FG. (1988). Unexplained patient burns:investigating iatrogenic injuries. California: Quest Publishing company, Inc.

2. Landis E. (1930). Micro-injection studies of capillaryblood pressure in human skin. Heart, 15, 209-228.

3. Rithalia S. (2002). The art and science of evaluatingpatient support surfaces. SMTL News, 2(3).

[Online]. Available:http://www.smtl.co.uk/Documents/Newsletters/Volume2-Issue3-Mar-2002/4. Aronovitch S A. (1999). Intraoperatively acquired pressure ulcer prevalence: anational study. J of Wound, Ostomy and ContinenceNursing. 26(3), 130-6.

5. Hoshowsky V and Schramm C. (1994). Intraoperative pressuresore prevention: An analysis of bedding materials. Research in Nursing &Health, 17, 333-339.

6. Ek AC, Gustavsson G and Lewis DH. (1985). The local skinblood flow in areas at risk for pressure sores treated with massage. ScandinavianJournal of Rehabilitation Medicine.17(2), 81-86.

7. Olson B. (1989). Effects of massage for prevention ofpressure ulcer. Decubitus.2(4), 32-37.

8. Dyson R. (1978). Bedsores - the injuries hospital staffinflict on patients. Nursing Mirror.46(24), 30-32.

9. Aronovitch SA. (2002). How to prevent pressure ulcers. OutpatientSurgery. III(5), 61-66.

10. Colorado Gerontological Society and Senior Answers andServices. (2002). Denver, Colorado [On-line]. Available:http://www.senioranswers.org/Pages/pressuresores.htm

11. Lowthian PT. (1976). Pressure sore: practical prophylaxis.Nursing Times, 72(8), 295-298.

12. Berlowitz DR and Wilking SV. (1989). Risk factors forpressure sores: a comparison of cross-sectional and cohort-derived data. Journal of the American GeriatricSociety, 37(11), 1043-1050.

13. Braden Scale [Online]. Available:http://wwwcanada.mmm.com/SkinHealth/BradenScale.pdf 

14. Norton Scale [Online]. Available:http://wwwcanada.mmm.com/SkinHealth/NortonScale.pdf

15. Bergstro, N, Allman RM, Carlson CE, et.al. (1992).Pressure ulcers in adults: prediction and prevention. Clinical Practice Guidelines No. 3. AHCPR Pub No 92-0047.Rockville, MD: US Department of Health.

16. AORN Recommended Practices for Positioning the Patient inthe Perioperative Practice Setting