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MARCH REFERENCES

THE LEGALITIES OF INFECTION CONTROL IN OR: REDUCING THE RISK OFMALPRACTICE LAWSUITS FOR PERIOPERATIVE NURSES, BY TINA BROOKS, PAGE 16

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9. Ibid.

"WOUND CARE AND POST-OPERATIVE HEALING STRATEGIES" BY KATHY DIX,PAGE 20

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"PROPER PROCESSING OF PROCEDURE TRAYS," BY NANCY CHOBIN, RN,CSPDM, PAGE 24

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"MEDICAL DEVICE ADVERSE-EVENT REPORTING SAVES LIVES, BOOSTS RISKMANAGEMENT," BY PATRICIA A. TYDELL, BSN, MSN, MPH, PAGE 28

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"GETTING A GRASP ON THE SURGICAL GLOVE MARKET," BY CAROLYN L.TWOMEY, PAGE 30

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7. Ibid.

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9. Ibid.

10. Ibid.

11. Meyers KK, Beck WC. Gown-Glove Interface: A Possible Solution to theDanger Zone. Infect Control Hosp Epidem. 1995;16:488-490.

12. Ibid.

" THE BASICS OF SURGICAL MASK SELECTION," BY DIANNE RAWSON, RN,PAGE 34

1. Tunevall TG. Postoperative wound infections and surgical face masks: acontrolled study. World J Surg. 1991;15;383-387; discussion 387-388.

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3. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. AORN 2002 Standards andRecommended Practices. 2002 revised 2001

4. ASTM F 2100-01 Standard Specification for Performance of Materials used inMedical Face Masks

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6. ASTM F 2100-01 Standard Specification for Performance of Materials used inMedical Face Masks

7OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard (BBPS) (29 CFR 1910.1030)

8. Roth RA. Perioperative Nursing Core Curriculum, 1995, Philadelphia: WBSaunders Company.

9. OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.139 and/or 1910.134.

"CHOICE OF REUSABLES VS. DISPOSABLES DEPENDS ON UTILIZATION, SURGICALPROCEDURE," BY KELLY M. PYREK, PAGE 36

1. AORN: Recommended practices for use and selection of barrier materials forsurgical gowns and drapes. In: Standards, Recommended Guidelines and Practices,Denver, 2000. p. 268.

2. Gruendemann BJ and Mangum SS. Infection Prevention in Surgical Settings.W.B. Saunders Co. p. 125.

3. Gruendemann BJ. Reusables vs. disposables. In: Healthcare wastemanagement: a template for action, Cary, N.C., 1999. INDA, Association of theNonwoven Fabrics Industry, pp. 24-31.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid.

6. McCullough EA. Methods for determining the barrier efficacy of surgicalgowns. Am J Infect Control. 1993 Dec:21(6):368-74.

"A STARTLING DISCOVERY: INFECTION CONTROL AND ...CONTRACEPTION?" BY KATHY DIX, PAGE 44

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