Infection Control Today: References

February 1, 2005

FEBRUARY REFERENCES

FEBRUARY REFERENCES

STERILITY ASSURANCE THROUGH QUALITY CONTROL, BY HEIDE AMES, BS, ANDSANDRA LEE, BSM, RN, PAGE 18.

1.ANSI/AAMI ST46:2002; Steam sterilization and sterility assurance in healthcare facilities: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation,2002.

2. ANSI/AAMI ST371996; Flash Sterilization: Steam sterilization of patientcare items for immediate use: Association for the Advancement of MedicalInstrumentation, 1996.

3. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN): Standards andRecommended Practices and Guidelines, Sterilization in the PerioperativePractice Setting, 2000.

KEEPING A CLEAN SLATE: THE EFFORT TO PROTECT INSTRUMENTATION FROM TOUGHINFECTIOUS AGENTS SUCH AS BIOFILM AND CJD PRIONS, BY KRIS ELLIS, PAGE 24.

1. Presterl E, et al. Viridans streptococci in endocarditis and neutropenicsepsis: biofilm formation and effects of antibiotics. J Antimicrob Chemother.2004 Nov 24.

2. Rutala WA, Weber DJ. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: recommendations fordisinfection and sterilization. Clin Infect Dis. 2001 May 1;32(9):1348-56.

3. WHO Infection Control Guidelines for Transmissible SpongiformEncephalopathies. Report of a WHO Consultation, Geneva, Switzerland, 23-26 March1999. http://www.who.int/emcdocuments/tse/whocdscsraph2003c.html

4. Fichet G,et al. Novel methods for disinfection of prion-contaminated medical devices. Lancet.2004 Aug 7;364(9433):521-6

5. Fichet G, et al. Novel methods for disinfectionof prion-contaminated medical devices. Lancet. 2004 Aug 7;364(9433):521

HOW TO SECURE A PERIPHERAL IV CATHETER, BYBONNIE TROTTIER, RN, CRNI, PAGE 34.

1. Moreau N, Iannucci A.L. (2003). Catheter securement: trends in performanceand complications associated with the use of either traditional methods or anadhesive anchor device. JVAD (Spring 2003), 29-33.

2. Occupational Health & Safety Administration. Fact Sheet: SecuringMedical Catheters http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/bloodbornepathogens/factsheet_catheters.html.

3. Ibid.

4. Ibid.

5. Phillips I.. Manual of I.V. Therapeutics. Philadelphia, F.A. DavisCompany, 1993: 233-34.

6. Wood D. (1997). A comparative study of two securement techniques for shortperipheral intravenous catheters. Journal of Intravenous Nursing 20(6),280-285.

7. Schatzlein K.(2003). Hold tight: keeping catheters secure. Nursing 33(3),20-21.

8. Sheppard K, Ledosma M, Morris N, OConnor K. (1999). A prospective studyof two intravenous catheter securement techniques in a skilled nursing facility.Journal of Intravenous Nursing 22(3), 151 156.

9. Wood D. (1997). Op. cit.

10. Needlestick prevention. MedPro Month 2000 10(2).

11. Spotlight on Solutions Compendium of Successful Practices. PatientSafety Initiative 2000, Volume 1. Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations,2000.

12. Wood D. Bowe-Geddes L. (1997). A comparative retrospective analysis oftwo securement techniques for peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) and midlines inthe homecare setting. Journal of Vascular Access Devices 2(3), 11-16.

13. Royer T.I. (2003). Improving short peripheral IV outcomes: a clinicaltrial of two securement methods. JAVA 8(4), TK pages.

14. Aiken LH, Clarke SP, et al. (2002). Hospital nurse staffing and patientmortality, nurse burnout, and job dissatisfaction. JAMA. 288(16), 1987-1993.

STANDARDS OF PRACTICE: HISTORICAL VOICES CRY OUT, PATIENT FIRST, BY BECKI JENKINS, CST, RCST, CRCST, FEL, PAGE 42.

1. www.accessexcellence.com , the national health museum, ActivitiesExchange, Case, Christine, L. ED.D, microbiology professor at Skyline College.

2. www.fda.com

3. www.IAHCSMM.org

4. www.AORN.org

5. www.AAMI.org

6. www.aami.org/standards/philosophy.html

7. www.aami.org/standards/new.htm