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Importance of asymptomatic shedding of in environmental contamination of a neonatal intensive care unit

2015-05-25

Howard S. Faden, Diane Dryja
Effectiveness of facemasks for pediatric populations against submicron-sized aerosols

2015-05-25

Suvajyoti Guha, Andrés Mejía-Alfaro, Prasanna Hariharan, Matthew R. Myers
Is the pulsed xenon ultraviolet light no-touch disinfection system effective on methicillin-resistant in the absence of manual cleaning?

2015-05-23

Chetan Jinadatha, Frank C. Villamaria, Marcos I. Restrepo, Nagaraja Ganachari-Mallappa, I-Chia Liao, Eileen M. Stock, Laurel A. Copeland, John E. Zeber
Estimating central line–associated bloodstream infection incidence rates by sampling of denominator data: A prospective, multicenter evaluation

2015-05-21

Nicola D. Thompson, Jonathan R. Edwards, Wendy Bamberg, Zintars G. Beldavs, Ghinwa Dumyati, Deborah Godine, Meghan Maloney, Marion Kainer, Susan Ray, Deborah Thompson, Lucy Wilson, Shelley S. Magill
Microorganisms and complaints in outpatients with a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy catheter

2015-05-19

Tjalling de Vries, Annieke de Ruiter, Audrey Westendorp, Jan van Zeijl
Pathogen transfer and high variability in pathogen removal by detergent wipes

2015-05-18

Lauren Ramm, Harsha Siani, Rebecca Wesgate, Jean-Yves Maillard
Tracking sources of hand contamination in food handlers by typing

2015-05-18

Jeffery Ho, Maureen V. Boost, Margaret M. O'Donoghue
Effect of a multimodal training program and traditional lecture method on nurses' hand hygiene knowledge, belief, and practice: A brief report

2015-05-18

Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Zahra Abbasnejad, Forough Rafii, Hamid Haghani
A comparison of the efficacy of 70% v/v isopropyl alcohol with either 0.5% w/v or 2% w/v chlorhexidine gluconate for skin preparation before harvest of the long saphenous vein used in coronary artery bypass grafting

2015-05-13

Anna Casey, Abdul Itrakjy, Chrissie Birkett, Alan Clethro, Robert Bonser, Tim Graham, Jorge Mascaro, Domenico Pagano, Stephen Rooney, Ian Wilson, Peter Nightingale, Cynthia Crosby, Thomas Elliott
A multifaceted prevention program to reduce infection after cesarean section: Interventions assessed using an intensive postdischarge surveillance system

2015-05-07

Wil Ng, Adrian Brown, Doreen Alexander, Man Fan Ho, Bonnie Kerr, Michelle Amato, Kevin Katz
Building-level analyses to prospectively detect influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities: New York City, 2013-2014

2015-05-07

Alison Levin-Rector, Beth Nivin, Alice Yeung, Annie D. Fine, Sharon K. Greene
Risk factors for extensive drug-resistance and mortality in geriatric inpatients with bacteremia caused by

2015-05-07

Qiang Fu, Huan Ye, Shumei Liu
Optimizing diagnostic testing for : The perceptions of physicians and nurses on when to order testing for

2015-05-07

Rebekah Blakney, Eric Yanke, Cory Fink, Robert Wigton, Nasia Safdar
Challenges in assessing transmission of in long-term-care facilities

2015-05-05

David A. Jackson, Karen Mailer, Kimberly A. Porter, R. Todd Niemeier, Donna A. Fearey, Linda Pope, Lauren A. Lambert, Kiren Mitruka, Marie A. de Perio
Journal Club: Multicenter study of health care costs of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-05-05

Kathleen A. Gase, James Davis
Comparing visual inspection, aerobic colony counts, and adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay for evaluating surface cleanliness at a medical center

2015-05-05

Yu-Shan Huang, Yee-Chun Chen, Mei-Ling Chen, Aristine Cheng, I-Chen Hung, Jann-Tay Wang, Wang-Huei Sheng, Shan-Chwen Chang
Lasting hand self-disinfection: A backup for hospital hand hygiene?

2015-05-05

Rafael Herruzo, Rubén Yela, Maria Jose Vizcaino
Control of the spread of viruses in a long-term care facility using hygiene protocols

2015-05-03

Hannah P. Sassi, Laura Y. Sifuentes, David W. Koenig, Emmalee Nichols, Jocelyn Clark-Greuel, Lung Fai Wong, Kevin McGrath, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly A. Reynolds
Prescribing errors in antibiotic prophylaxis by dentists in a large Brazilian city

2015-04-30

Sheila Monteiro Lisboa, Maria Auxiliadora Parreiras Martins, Lia Silva de Castilho, Maria Elisa de Souza e Silva, Mauro Henrique Nogueira Guimarães Abreu
Frequency-risk and duration-risk relations between occupational livestock contact and methicillin-resistant carriage among workers in Guangdong, China

2015-04-30

Xiaohua Ye, Weidong Liu, Yanping Fan, Xiaolin Wang, Junli Zhou, Zhenjiang Yao, Sidong Chen
Difference in compliance with Standard Precautions by nursing staff in Brazil versus Hong Kong

2015-04-30

Fernanda Maria Vieira Pereira, Simon Ching Lam, Jackie Hoi Man Chan, Silmara Elaine Malaguti-Toffano, Elucir Gir
Efficiency of chlorhexidine–silver sulfadiazine-impregnated venous catheters at subclavian sites

2015-04-30

Leonardo Lorente, María Lecuona, Alejandro Jiménez, Lisset Lorenzo, Ruth Santacreu, Silvia Ramos, Eva Hurtado, Manuel Buitrago, María L. Mora
Adherence to tuberculosis infection control guidelines by nurses in Lesotho

2015-04-30

Eltony Mugomeri, Peter Chatanga, Mamotlatsi Lefunyane, Vurayai Ruhanya, George Nyandoro, Nyasha Chin'ombe
Impact of antibiotic- and silver-impregnated external ventricular drains on the risk of infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2015-04-30

Zhenwen Cui, Baofeng Wang, Zhihong Zhong, Yuhao Sun, Qingfang Sun, Guoyuan Yang, Liuguan Bian
Health care–associated infection outbreaks in pediatric long-term care facilities

2015-04-30

M.T. Murray, M. Pavia, O. Jackson, M. Keenan, N.M. Neu, B. Cohen, L. Saiman, E.L. Larson
Measuring hand hygiene compliance rates at hospital entrances

2015-04-30

Marina Vaidotas, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Alexandre R. Marra, Thiago Zinsly Sampaio Camargo, Elivane da Silva Victor, Deisy Morselli Gysi, Flavio Leal, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Michael B. Edmond
Environmental infection control considerations for Ebola

2015-04-30

John J. Lowe, Patricia L. Olinger, Shawn G. Gibbs, Kalpana Rengarajan, Elizabeth L. Beam, Kathleen C. Boulter, Michelle M. Schwedhelm, A. Kim Hayes, Christopher J. Kratochvil, Sharon Vanairsdale, Brian Frislie, Jerry Lewis, Angela L. Hewlett, Philip W. Smith, Bryce Gartland, Bruce S. Ribner
Risk factors for bloodstream infection caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing and A focus on antimicrobials including cefepime

2015-04-30

Teena Chopra, Dror Marchaim, Paul C. Johnson, Indu K. Chalana, Zeinab Tamam, Mazin Mohammed, Shatha Alkatib, Ryan Tansek, Khawar Chaudhry, Jing J. Zhao, Jason M. Pogue, Keith S. Kaye
Delirium and other clinical factors with infection that predict mortality in hospitalized patients

2015-04-24

Laurie R. Archbald-Pannone, Timothy L. McMurry, Richard L. Guerrant, Cirle A. Warren
Catheter-associated candiduria: Risk factors, medical interventions, and antifungal susceptibility

2015-04-24

Dan Padawer, Nina Pastukh, Orna Nitzan, Kozitta Labay, Ilana Aharon, Diana Brodsky, Tatyana Glyatman, Avi Peretz
What does the public know about Ebola? The public's risk perceptions regarding the current Ebola outbreak in an as-yet unaffected country

2015-04-24

Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Yaffa Shir-Raz, Samah Hayek, Oshrat Sassoni-Bar Lev
Increase in hospital purchase of hand hygiene products: The importance of focusing on the right product

2015-04-24

Manisha Biswal, Amber Prasad, Navneet Dhaliwal, A.K. Gupta, Neelam Taneja
Environmental contamination by multidrug-resistant microorganisms after daily cleaning

2015-04-20

Laura Gavaldà, Sandra Pequeño, Ana Soriano, M. Angeles Dominguez
Microfiber cloths reduce the transfer of spores to environmental surfaces compared with cotton cloths

2015-04-20

Adriana N. Trajtman, Kanchana Manickam, Michelle J. Alfa
Ebola infection control in Sierra Leonean health clinics: A large cross-agency cooperative project

2015-04-18

Benjamin Levy, Carol Y. Rao, Laura Miller, Ngozi Kennedy, Monica Adams, Rosemary Davis, Laura Hastings, Augustin Kabano, Sarah D. Bennett, Momodu Sesay
APIC advocacy on health information technology

2015-04-18

The APIC Board of Directors
Predictors for compliance of standard precautions among nursing students

2015-04-11

Kin Cheung, Chi Keung Chan, Mei Yan Chang, Po Ha Chu, Wai Fong Fung, Kit Chi Kwan, Nga Yan Lau, Wai Kin Li, Hiu Man Mak
Pneumonia cases following an EF-5 tornado

2015-04-11

Beth A. Forshee-Hakala
Individual versus pooled multiple-lumen blood cultures for the diagnosis of intravascular catheter-related infections

2015-04-10

Alexis Samara Herrera-Guerra, Elvira Garza-González, Michel Fernando Martínez-Resendez, Jorge Martín Llaca-Díaz, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Detection and termination of an extended low-frequency hospital outbreak of GIM-1–producing ST111 in Germany

2015-04-10

Andreas F. Wendel, Susanne Kolbe-Busch, Sofija Ressina, Roland Schulze-Röbbecke, Detlef Kindgen-Milles, Christel Lorenz, Klaus Pfeffer, Colin R. MacKenzie
Variation in health care-associated infection surveillance practices in Australia

2015-04-06

Philip L. Russo, Allen C. Cheng, Michael Richards, Nicholas Graves, Lisa Hall
Identifying changes in the role of the infection preventionist through the 2014 practice analysis study conducted by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc

2015-04-06

Lita Jo Henman, Robert Corrigan, Ruth Carrico, Kathryn N. Suh, Practice Analysis Survey Development Team, Practice Analysis Review and Test Specification Development Team
Surveillance versus clinical adjudication: Differences persist with new ventilator-associated event definition

2015-04-03

Kathleen M. McMullen, Anthony F. Boyer, Noah Schoenberg, Hilary M. Babcock, Scott T. Micek, Marin H. Kollef
Increased reports of measles in a low endemic region during a rubella outbreak in adult populations

2015-04-01

Takako Kurata, Daiki Kanbayashi, Hiroshi Nishimura, Jun Komano, Tetsuo Kase, Kazuo Takahashi
Saving time and resources: Observational research to support adoption of a hand hygiene promotion campaign

2015-04-01

Michael Mackert, Allison Lazard, Ming-Ching Liang, Amanda Mabry, Sara Champlin, Stephanie Stroever
An electronic surveillance tool for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in intensive care units

2015-03-31

Heather E. Hsu, Erica S. Shenoy, Douglas Kelbaugh, Winston Ware, Hang Lee, Pearl Zakroysky, David C. Hooper, Rochelle P. Walensky
Hospital infection control units: Staffing, costs, and priorities

2015-03-31

Brett G. Mitchell, Lisa Hall, Deborough MacBeth, Anne Gardner, Kate Halton
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection: Role of the setting of catheter insertion

2015-03-31

Pamela Barbadoro, Francesco M. Labricciosa, Claudia Recanatini, Giada Gori, Federico Tirabassi, Enrica Martini, Maria Grazia Gioia, Marcello M. D'Errico, Emilia Prospero
A computer-based automated reminder increases the percentage of urinary catheters justified by an order and increases urinary catheter discontinuation orders

2015-03-31

Rebecca V. Nadelman, Daniel A. Nadelman, Marisa A. Montecalvo
Reduction in the prevalence of carbapenem-resistant and in New York City

2015-03-26

Marie Abdallah, Olawole Olafisoye, Christopher Cortes, Carl Urban, Clayton Charles, David Landman, John Quale
Biochemical and microbial contamination of surgical devices: A quantitative analysis

2015-03-26

Elaine Cloutman-Green, Melisa Canales, Qizhi Zhou, Lena Ciric, John C. Hartley, Gerald McDonnell
Procedure-specific surgical site infection incidence varies widely within certain National Healthcare Safety Network surgery groups

2015-03-26

Mohammed J. Saeed, Erik R. Dubberke, Victoria J. Fraser, Margaret A. Olsen
Disinfection of reusable elastomeric respirators by health care workers: A feasibility study and development of standard operating procedures

2015-03-25

Mary T. Bessesen, Jill C. Adams, Lewis Radonovich, Judith Anderson
Healthcare worker influenza declination form program

2015-03-20

Sherri L. LaVela, Jennifer N. Hill, Bridget M. Smith, Charlesnika T. Evans, Barry Goldstein, Richard Martinello
Chlorhexidine daily bathing: Impact on health care–associated infections caused by gram-negative bacteria

2015-03-20

Nadim Cassir, Guillemette Thomas, Sami Hraiech, Julie Brunet, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Bernard La Scola, Laurent Papazian
Slow adoption of automated infection prevention surveillance: Are human factors contributing?

2015-03-20

Joan N. Hebden
Clinical decision support systems and infection prevention: To know is not enough

2015-03-20

Marc-Oliver Wright, Ari Robicsek
Multicenter study of health care cost of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-03-12

Nisha Thampi, Adrienne Showler, Lisa Burry, Anthony D. Bai, Marilyn Steinberg, Daniel R. Ricciuto, Chaim M. Bell, Andrew M. Morris
Review and analysis of existing mobile phone applications for health care–associated infection prevention

2015-03-04

Rebecca Schnall, Sarah J. Iribarren
Automated tracking and ordering of precautions for multidrug-resistant organisms

2015-02-10

Kathleen A. Quan, Sarah M. Cousins, Darlene D. Porter, Robert A. Puppo, Susan S. Huang
Glossary of terms for information technology and pearls of wisdom for implementation and use

2014-11-17

Janet P. Haas
Effectiveness of stringent decontamination of computer input devices in the era of electronic medical records and bedside computing: A randomized controlled trial

2014-11-01

Shlomi Codish, Ronen Toledano, Victor Novack, Michael Sherf, Abraham Borer
Importance of asymptomatic shedding of in environmental contamination of a neonatal intensive care unit

2015-05-25

Howard S. Faden, Diane Dryja
Effectiveness of facemasks for pediatric populations against submicron-sized aerosols

2015-05-25

Suvajyoti Guha, Andrés Mejía-Alfaro, Prasanna Hariharan, Matthew R. Myers
Is the pulsed xenon ultraviolet light no-touch disinfection system effective on methicillin-resistant in the absence of manual cleaning?

2015-05-23

Chetan Jinadatha, Frank C. Villamaria, Marcos I. Restrepo, Nagaraja Ganachari-Mallappa, I-Chia Liao, Eileen M. Stock, Laurel A. Copeland, John E. Zeber
Estimating central line–associated bloodstream infection incidence rates by sampling of denominator data: A prospective, multicenter evaluation

2015-05-21

Nicola D. Thompson, Jonathan R. Edwards, Wendy Bamberg, Zintars G. Beldavs, Ghinwa Dumyati, Deborah Godine, Meghan Maloney, Marion Kainer, Susan Ray, Deborah Thompson, Lucy Wilson, Shelley S. Magill
Microorganisms and complaints in outpatients with a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy catheter

2015-05-19

Tjalling de Vries, Annieke de Ruiter, Audrey Westendorp, Jan van Zeijl
Pathogen transfer and high variability in pathogen removal by detergent wipes

2015-05-18

Lauren Ramm, Harsha Siani, Rebecca Wesgate, Jean-Yves Maillard
Tracking sources of hand contamination in food handlers by typing

2015-05-18

Jeffery Ho, Maureen V. Boost, Margaret M. O'Donoghue
Effect of a multimodal training program and traditional lecture method on nurses' hand hygiene knowledge, belief, and practice: A brief report

2015-05-18

Tahereh Najafi Ghezeljeh, Zahra Abbasnejad, Forough Rafii, Hamid Haghani
A comparison of the efficacy of 70% v/v isopropyl alcohol with either 0.5% w/v or 2% w/v chlorhexidine gluconate for skin preparation before harvest of the long saphenous vein used in coronary artery bypass grafting

2015-05-13

Anna Casey, Abdul Itrakjy, Chrissie Birkett, Alan Clethro, Robert Bonser, Tim Graham, Jorge Mascaro, Domenico Pagano, Stephen Rooney, Ian Wilson, Peter Nightingale, Cynthia Crosby, Thomas Elliott
A multifaceted prevention program to reduce infection after cesarean section: Interventions assessed using an intensive postdischarge surveillance system

2015-05-07

Wil Ng, Adrian Brown, Doreen Alexander, Man Fan Ho, Bonnie Kerr, Michelle Amato, Kevin Katz
Building-level analyses to prospectively detect influenza outbreaks in long-term care facilities: New York City, 2013-2014

2015-05-07

Alison Levin-Rector, Beth Nivin, Alice Yeung, Annie D. Fine, Sharon K. Greene
Risk factors for extensive drug-resistance and mortality in geriatric inpatients with bacteremia caused by

2015-05-07

Qiang Fu, Huan Ye, Shumei Liu
Optimizing diagnostic testing for : The perceptions of physicians and nurses on when to order testing for

2015-05-07

Rebekah Blakney, Eric Yanke, Cory Fink, Robert Wigton, Nasia Safdar
Challenges in assessing transmission of in long-term-care facilities

2015-05-05

David A. Jackson, Karen Mailer, Kimberly A. Porter, R. Todd Niemeier, Donna A. Fearey, Linda Pope, Lauren A. Lambert, Kiren Mitruka, Marie A. de Perio
Journal Club: Multicenter study of health care costs of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-05-05

Kathleen A. Gase, James Davis
Comparing visual inspection, aerobic colony counts, and adenosine triphosphate bioluminescence assay for evaluating surface cleanliness at a medical center

2015-05-05

Yu-Shan Huang, Yee-Chun Chen, Mei-Ling Chen, Aristine Cheng, I-Chen Hung, Jann-Tay Wang, Wang-Huei Sheng, Shan-Chwen Chang
Lasting hand self-disinfection: A backup for hospital hand hygiene?

2015-05-05

Rafael Herruzo, Rubén Yela, Maria Jose Vizcaino
Control of the spread of viruses in a long-term care facility using hygiene protocols

2015-05-03

Hannah P. Sassi, Laura Y. Sifuentes, David W. Koenig, Emmalee Nichols, Jocelyn Clark-Greuel, Lung Fai Wong, Kevin McGrath, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly A. Reynolds
Prescribing errors in antibiotic prophylaxis by dentists in a large Brazilian city

2015-04-30

Sheila Monteiro Lisboa, Maria Auxiliadora Parreiras Martins, Lia Silva de Castilho, Maria Elisa de Souza e Silva, Mauro Henrique Nogueira Guimarães Abreu
Frequency-risk and duration-risk relations between occupational livestock contact and methicillin-resistant carriage among workers in Guangdong, China

2015-04-30

Xiaohua Ye, Weidong Liu, Yanping Fan, Xiaolin Wang, Junli Zhou, Zhenjiang Yao, Sidong Chen
Difference in compliance with Standard Precautions by nursing staff in Brazil versus Hong Kong

2015-04-30

Fernanda Maria Vieira Pereira, Simon Ching Lam, Jackie Hoi Man Chan, Silmara Elaine Malaguti-Toffano, Elucir Gir
Efficiency of chlorhexidine–silver sulfadiazine-impregnated venous catheters at subclavian sites

2015-04-30

Leonardo Lorente, María Lecuona, Alejandro Jiménez, Lisset Lorenzo, Ruth Santacreu, Silvia Ramos, Eva Hurtado, Manuel Buitrago, María L. Mora
Adherence to tuberculosis infection control guidelines by nurses in Lesotho

2015-04-30

Eltony Mugomeri, Peter Chatanga, Mamotlatsi Lefunyane, Vurayai Ruhanya, George Nyandoro, Nyasha Chin'ombe
Impact of antibiotic- and silver-impregnated external ventricular drains on the risk of infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis

2015-04-30

Zhenwen Cui, Baofeng Wang, Zhihong Zhong, Yuhao Sun, Qingfang Sun, Guoyuan Yang, Liuguan Bian
Health care–associated infection outbreaks in pediatric long-term care facilities

2015-04-30

M.T. Murray, M. Pavia, O. Jackson, M. Keenan, N.M. Neu, B. Cohen, L. Saiman, E.L. Larson
Measuring hand hygiene compliance rates at hospital entrances

2015-04-30

Marina Vaidotas, Paula Kiyomi Onaga Yokota, Alexandre R. Marra, Thiago Zinsly Sampaio Camargo, Elivane da Silva Victor, Deisy Morselli Gysi, Flavio Leal, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Michael B. Edmond
Environmental infection control considerations for Ebola

2015-04-30

John J. Lowe, Patricia L. Olinger, Shawn G. Gibbs, Kalpana Rengarajan, Elizabeth L. Beam, Kathleen C. Boulter, Michelle M. Schwedhelm, A. Kim Hayes, Christopher J. Kratochvil, Sharon Vanairsdale, Brian Frislie, Jerry Lewis, Angela L. Hewlett, Philip W. Smith, Bryce Gartland, Bruce S. Ribner
Risk factors for bloodstream infection caused by extended-spectrum β-lactamase–producing and A focus on antimicrobials including cefepime

2015-04-30

Teena Chopra, Dror Marchaim, Paul C. Johnson, Indu K. Chalana, Zeinab Tamam, Mazin Mohammed, Shatha Alkatib, Ryan Tansek, Khawar Chaudhry, Jing J. Zhao, Jason M. Pogue, Keith S. Kaye
Delirium and other clinical factors with infection that predict mortality in hospitalized patients

2015-04-24

Laurie R. Archbald-Pannone, Timothy L. McMurry, Richard L. Guerrant, Cirle A. Warren
Catheter-associated candiduria: Risk factors, medical interventions, and antifungal susceptibility

2015-04-24

Dan Padawer, Nina Pastukh, Orna Nitzan, Kozitta Labay, Ilana Aharon, Diana Brodsky, Tatyana Glyatman, Avi Peretz
What does the public know about Ebola? The public's risk perceptions regarding the current Ebola outbreak in an as-yet unaffected country

2015-04-24

Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Yaffa Shir-Raz, Samah Hayek, Oshrat Sassoni-Bar Lev
Increase in hospital purchase of hand hygiene products: The importance of focusing on the right product

2015-04-24

Manisha Biswal, Amber Prasad, Navneet Dhaliwal, A.K. Gupta, Neelam Taneja
Environmental contamination by multidrug-resistant microorganisms after daily cleaning

2015-04-20

Laura Gavaldà, Sandra Pequeño, Ana Soriano, M. Angeles Dominguez
Microfiber cloths reduce the transfer of spores to environmental surfaces compared with cotton cloths

2015-04-20

Adriana N. Trajtman, Kanchana Manickam, Michelle J. Alfa
Ebola infection control in Sierra Leonean health clinics: A large cross-agency cooperative project

2015-04-18

Benjamin Levy, Carol Y. Rao, Laura Miller, Ngozi Kennedy, Monica Adams, Rosemary Davis, Laura Hastings, Augustin Kabano, Sarah D. Bennett, Momodu Sesay
APIC advocacy on health information technology

2015-04-18

The APIC Board of Directors
Predictors for compliance of standard precautions among nursing students

2015-04-11

Kin Cheung, Chi Keung Chan, Mei Yan Chang, Po Ha Chu, Wai Fong Fung, Kit Chi Kwan, Nga Yan Lau, Wai Kin Li, Hiu Man Mak
Pneumonia cases following an EF-5 tornado

2015-04-11

Beth A. Forshee-Hakala
Individual versus pooled multiple-lumen blood cultures for the diagnosis of intravascular catheter-related infections

2015-04-10

Alexis Samara Herrera-Guerra, Elvira Garza-González, Michel Fernando Martínez-Resendez, Jorge Martín Llaca-Díaz, Adrián Camacho-Ortiz
Detection and termination of an extended low-frequency hospital outbreak of GIM-1–producing ST111 in Germany

2015-04-10

Andreas F. Wendel, Susanne Kolbe-Busch, Sofija Ressina, Roland Schulze-Röbbecke, Detlef Kindgen-Milles, Christel Lorenz, Klaus Pfeffer, Colin R. MacKenzie
Variation in health care-associated infection surveillance practices in Australia

2015-04-06

Philip L. Russo, Allen C. Cheng, Michael Richards, Nicholas Graves, Lisa Hall
Identifying changes in the role of the infection preventionist through the 2014 practice analysis study conducted by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc

2015-04-06

Lita Jo Henman, Robert Corrigan, Ruth Carrico, Kathryn N. Suh, Practice Analysis Survey Development Team, Practice Analysis Review and Test Specification Development Team
Surveillance versus clinical adjudication: Differences persist with new ventilator-associated event definition

2015-04-03

Kathleen M. McMullen, Anthony F. Boyer, Noah Schoenberg, Hilary M. Babcock, Scott T. Micek, Marin H. Kollef
Increased reports of measles in a low endemic region during a rubella outbreak in adult populations

2015-04-01

Takako Kurata, Daiki Kanbayashi, Hiroshi Nishimura, Jun Komano, Tetsuo Kase, Kazuo Takahashi
Saving time and resources: Observational research to support adoption of a hand hygiene promotion campaign

2015-04-01

Michael Mackert, Allison Lazard, Ming-Ching Liang, Amanda Mabry, Sara Champlin, Stephanie Stroever
An electronic surveillance tool for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in intensive care units

2015-03-31

Heather E. Hsu, Erica S. Shenoy, Douglas Kelbaugh, Winston Ware, Hang Lee, Pearl Zakroysky, David C. Hooper, Rochelle P. Walensky
Hospital infection control units: Staffing, costs, and priorities

2015-03-31

Brett G. Mitchell, Lisa Hall, Deborough MacBeth, Anne Gardner, Kate Halton
Catheter-associated urinary tract infection: Role of the setting of catheter insertion

2015-03-31

Pamela Barbadoro, Francesco M. Labricciosa, Claudia Recanatini, Giada Gori, Federico Tirabassi, Enrica Martini, Maria Grazia Gioia, Marcello M. D'Errico, Emilia Prospero
A computer-based automated reminder increases the percentage of urinary catheters justified by an order and increases urinary catheter discontinuation orders

2015-03-31

Rebecca V. Nadelman, Daniel A. Nadelman, Marisa A. Montecalvo
Reduction in the prevalence of carbapenem-resistant and in New York City

2015-03-26

Marie Abdallah, Olawole Olafisoye, Christopher Cortes, Carl Urban, Clayton Charles, David Landman, John Quale
Biochemical and microbial contamination of surgical devices: A quantitative analysis

2015-03-26

Elaine Cloutman-Green, Melisa Canales, Qizhi Zhou, Lena Ciric, John C. Hartley, Gerald McDonnell
Procedure-specific surgical site infection incidence varies widely within certain National Healthcare Safety Network surgery groups

2015-03-26

Mohammed J. Saeed, Erik R. Dubberke, Victoria J. Fraser, Margaret A. Olsen
Disinfection of reusable elastomeric respirators by health care workers: A feasibility study and development of standard operating procedures

2015-03-25

Mary T. Bessesen, Jill C. Adams, Lewis Radonovich, Judith Anderson
Healthcare worker influenza declination form program

2015-03-20

Sherri L. LaVela, Jennifer N. Hill, Bridget M. Smith, Charlesnika T. Evans, Barry Goldstein, Richard Martinello
Chlorhexidine daily bathing: Impact on health care–associated infections caused by gram-negative bacteria

2015-03-20

Nadim Cassir, Guillemette Thomas, Sami Hraiech, Julie Brunet, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Bernard La Scola, Laurent Papazian
Slow adoption of automated infection prevention surveillance: Are human factors contributing?

2015-03-20

Joan N. Hebden
Clinical decision support systems and infection prevention: To know is not enough

2015-03-20

Marc-Oliver Wright, Ari Robicsek
Multicenter study of health care cost of patients admitted to hospital with bacteremia: Impact of length of stay and intensity of care

2015-03-12

Nisha Thampi, Adrienne Showler, Lisa Burry, Anthony D. Bai, Marilyn Steinberg, Daniel R. Ricciuto, Chaim M. Bell, Andrew M. Morris
Review and analysis of existing mobile phone applications for health care–associated infection prevention

2015-03-04

Rebecca Schnall, Sarah J. Iribarren
Automated tracking and ordering of precautions for multidrug-resistant organisms

2015-02-10

Kathleen A. Quan, Sarah M. Cousins, Darlene D. Porter, Robert A. Puppo, Susan S. Huang
Glossary of terms for information technology and pearls of wisdom for implementation and use

2014-11-17

Janet P. Haas
Effectiveness of stringent decontamination of computer input devices in the era of electronic medical records and bedside computing: A randomized controlled trial

2014-11-01

Shlomi Codish, Ronen Toledano, Victor Novack, Michael Sherf, Abraham Borer
"I wash my hands of it!?" - Trends in hand hygiene over the past decades.

9/1/2007

Rotter ML.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance
"Stay vigilant on hand hygiene or it's back to the last century".

4/1/2011

Storr J, Kilpatrick C.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Promotion
"The dirty hand in the latex glove": a study of hand hygiene compliance when gloves are worn.

12/1/2011

Fuller C, Savage J, Besser S, Hayward A, Cookson B, Cooper B, Stone S.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion
2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings Original Research Article

12/1/2007

Jane D. Siegel, Emily Rhinehart, Marguerite Jackson, Linda Chiarello, Health Care Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Promotion
A 1-minute hand wash does not impair the efficacy of a propanol-based hand rub in two consecutive surgical hand disinfection procedures.

11/1/2009

Kampf G, Ostermeyer C.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A Crossover Trial of Antimicrobial Scrubs to ReduceMethicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Burden on Healthcare Worker Apparel.

3/1/2012

Bearman GM, Rosato A, Elam K, Sanogo K, Stevens MP, Sessler CN, Wenzel RP.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion
A close look at alcohol gel as an antimicrobial sanitizing agent.

8/1/1999

Paulson DS, Fendler EJ, Dolan MJ, Williams RA.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A comparison of the antibacterial efficacy and cytotoxicity to cultured human skin cells of 7 commercial hand rubs and Xgel, a new copper-based biocidal hand rub.

5/1/2009

Hall TJ, Wren MW, Jeanes A, Gant VA.
Article Categories: Product Efficacy
A comparison of the hand hygiene knowledge, beliefs and practices of Italian nursing and medical students.

3/1/2012

Van De Mortel TF, Kermode S, Progano T, Sansoni J.
Article Categories: Hand Hygiene Compliance,Hand Hygiene Promotion