References October


References October

"Observing Standard Precautions in the OR," by Kathy Dix, page20

1. AORN 2002 Standards, Recommended Practices, and Guidelines, 321-325.

"Infectious Reservoirs in the Physical Plant," by Kathy Dix,page 24


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4. www.engr.psu/edu/ae/wjk/wjkfungi.htm.08/22/02.

"Water: Is It a Breeding Ground for Bacteria in Your Facility?"by Susan Burns, BSMT, CIC, page 26

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"Help the Surgical Team Sidestep Infection in the OR," by SueSebazco RN, BS, CIC, page 36

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"Taming Tetanus," by Kelli M. Donley, page 44

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"Revamping the Nursing Industry: A Congressional Attempt to Slow theStaffing Shortage," by Kelli M. Donley, page 50

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3. ANA Hails Congressional Agreement on Nurse Reinvestment Act. July 17,2002.

4. AACN Applauds the Swift Passage of the Nurse Reinvestment Act in Both theHouse and the Senate. July 23, 2002.

5. Media Alert. JCAHO audio conference. Aug. 7, 2002.

6. Final Congressional Action: House, Senate Pass Nurse Reinvestment Act; VANurse Bill cleared for President's Signature.

"Keeping Employees Healthy: The Far Reaching Effects of OccupationalHealth," by Patricia Tydell, MSN, BSN, MPH, page 55

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