June References

June 1, 2003

June References

June References

"IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES: CHEMICAL DISINFECTION AND STERILIZATIONUPDATE," BY NANCY CHOBIN, RN, CSPDM, 14

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"REDUCING NOCOMIAL INFECTIONS IN OPERATING ROOMS," BY FARHADMEMARZADEH, PHD, PE AND ANDY MANNING, PHD, PAGE 18

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GETTING WRAPPED UP IN PACKAGING CHOICES," BY BECKI HARTER, CST,RCST, CRCST, PAGE 24

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"TAPE: A DIRTY BUSINESS," BY STEVE BIERMAN, MD, PAGE 32

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"A GUIDE TO HAND HYGIENE AGENTS," BY DEB PAUL-CHEADLE, RN, CIC,PAGE 48

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"THE COST OF COMPLIANCE: RAMIFICATIONS OF HAND HYGIENEIMPLEMENTATION," BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 44

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"HANDWASHING STATIONS HARBORING BACTERIA CAN UNDO HAND-HYGIENEEFFORTS," BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 54

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3. Hargreaves J, Shireley L, Hansen S, Bren V, Fillipi G, Lacher C, EsslingerV, Watne T.Department of Infection Control, Altru Health System, Grand Forks,North Dakota 58201-6002, USA. Bacterial contamination associated with electronicfaucets: a new risk for healthcare facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol.2001 Apr;22(4):202-5.

4. Harrison WA, Griffith CJ, Michaels B, Ayers T. Technique to determinecontamination exposure routes and the economic efficiency of folded paper-toweldispensing. Am J Infect Control. 2003 Apr;31(2):104-8

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AMSCO/STERIS, OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS, GRAVITY AND PREVACUUM STERILIZERS,STERIS CORP, ERIE, PA., 1998. PG. II

GETINGE CASTLE, OPERATOR MANUAL, GETINGE CASTLE INC., ROCHESTER, NEW YORK,2001. PG2-3

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HARTER, BECKI, E., CST, CRCST, STERILIZATION BY DESIGN, PROCESSING OFMEDICAL DEVICES AND INSTRUMENTATION-APPLICATION OF BASIC PRINCIPLES (FIRSTEDITION), SECTION I, III.INDIANAPOLIS, IN.2003.