Infection Control Today



January 1, 2003


"The Impact of Healthcare Legislation on Infection Control," byKathy Dix, page 30




"New IV Guidelines: What's Most Critical to Know," by RitaMcCormick, RN, CIC and Laura Rutledge, RN, MN, CRNI, page 43

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