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National Healthcare Safety Network report, data summary for 2013, Device-associated Module

2015-01-06

Margaret A. Dudeck, Jonathan R. Edwards, Katherine Allen-Bridson, Cindy Gross, Paul J. Malpiedi, Kelly D. Peterson, Daniel A. Pollock, Lindsey M. Weiner, Dawn M. Sievert
Use of portable electronic devices in a hospital setting and their potential for bacterial colonization

2015-01-01

Amber Khan, Amitha Rao, Carlos Reyes-Sacin, Kayoko Hayakawa, Susan Szpunar, Kathleen Riederer, Keith Kaye, Joel T. Fishbain, Diane Levine
An outbreak of pseudobacteremia associated with intrinsically contaminated commercial 0.5% chlorhexidine solution

2015-01-01

Suhui Ko, Hye-sun An, Ji Hwan Bang, Sang-Won Park
Seek and you shall find: Prevalence of in Wuhan, China

2015-01-01

Jodi Galaydick, Yaqing Xu, Lisa Sun, Emily Landon, Stephen G. Weber, Daiyan Sun, Junying Zhou, Renslow Sherer
Effect of 2013 National Healthcare Safety Network definition changes on central line bloodstream infection rates: Audit results from the New York State Department of Health

2014-12-30

Peggy Ann Hazamy, Valerie B. Haley, Boldtsetseg Tserenpuntsag, Marie Tsivitis, Rosalie Giardina, Robin Knab, Emily Lutterloh
A randomized, double-blind comparison of the effectiveness of environmental cleaning between infection control professionals and environmental service workers

2014-12-30

Hong Xu, Hui Jin, Lan Zhao, Xiaojun Wei, Liangen Hu, Linhai Shen, Lingya Wei, Lijun Xie, Qingxin Kong, Yinghong Wang, Xiaoping Ni
Molecular epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in different facilities in Southern Brazil

2014-12-23

Lavinia N. Arend, Paula Toledo, Marcelo Pilonetto, Felipe F. Tuon
Evaluating the usefulness of patient education materials on surgical site infection: A systematic assessment

2014-12-23

Caroline Zellmer, Peggy Zimdars, Sarah Parker, Nasia Safdar
Vaccination coverage among students from a German health care college

2014-12-23

Carolin Mäding, Carolin Jacob, Carola Münch, Katharina von Lindeman, Jörg Klewer, Joachim Kugler
Varicella seroprevalence among health care workers

2014-12-23

Sim Sai Tin, Viroj Wiwanitkit
Use of a daily disinfectant cleaner instead of a daily cleaner reduced hospital-acquired infection rates

2014-12-18

Michelle J. Alfa, Evelyn Lo, Nancy Olson, Michelle MacRae, Louise Buelow-Smith
Surveillance of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing and at a comprehensive cancer center in Japan, 2009-2013

2014-12-17

Ichiro Kawamura, Norio Ohmagari, Mika Tsukahara, Tomoko Kudo, Hanako Kurai
Coliform bacteria, fabrics, and the environment

2014-12-16

Victoria J. Colclasure, Thomas J. Soderquist, Thomas Lynch, Nina Schubert, Deirdre S. McCormick, Erika Urrutia, Corey Knickerbocker, Devon McCord, Jerry H. Kavouras
A gap in patient tape storage and use practices puts patients at risk for cutaneous fungal infections

2014-12-16

Jessica McClusky, Mallory Davis, Karen Dahl
Hospital unit safety climate: Relationship with nurses' adherence to recommended use of facial protective equipment

2014-12-16

Michael Diamant Rozenbojm, Kathryn Nichol, Stephanie Spielmann, D. Linn Holness
Improving quality of data extractions for the computation of patient-days and admissions

2014-12-16

Élise Fortin, Milagros Gonzales, Patricia S. Fontela, Robert W. Platt, David L. Buckeridge, Caroline Quach
Lower infection rates after introduction of a photocatalytic surface coating

2014-12-16

John R. Pulliam
Barriers to the use of face protection for standard precautions by health care providers

2014-12-13

Joanne Kinlay, Kathleen Flaherty, Patricia Scanlon, Preeti Mehrotra, Gail Potter-Bynoe, Thomas J. Sandora
Differences between novel and conventional surveillance paradigms of ventilator-associated pneumonia

2014-12-13

Hui-Chun Chang, Chin-Ming Chen, Shu-Chen Kung, Ching-Min Wang, Wei-Lun Liu, Chih-Cheng Lai
Characterization of patients exposed to multiple devices but free of hospital-acquired infection at intensive care unit discharge

2014-12-13

Thomas Bénet, Julie Haesebaert, Romain Hernu, Vincent Piriou, Claude Guérin, Frédéric Aubrun, Bernard Allaouchiche, Olivier Bastien, Jean-Jacques Lehot, Sabine Chomat-Jaboulay, Solweig Gerbier-Colomban, Raphaele Girard, Philippe Vanhems
Failure analysis in the identification of synergies between cleaning monitoring methods

2014-12-12

Greg S. Whiteley, Chris Derry, Trevor Glasbey
Selecting models for a respiratory protection program: What can we learn from the scientific literature?

2014-12-10

Ronald E. Shaffer, Larry L. Janssen
Letter in response to “Automated and electronically assisted hand hygiene monitoring systems: A systematic review”

2014-12-05

Paul Alper
Burden of isolation for multidrug-resistant organisms in a tertiary public hospital in Southern Brazil

2014-12-03

Patrícia R. Pereira, Petros Isaakidis, Sven G. Hinderaker, Engy Ali, Wilma van den Boogaard, Karen S. Viana, Renato Cassol, Diego Rodrigues Falci
Is accounting for acute care beds enough? A proposal for measuring infection prevention personnel resources

2014-12-03

Kathleen A. Gase, Hilary M. Babcock
Institutional origins of health care–associated infection knowledge: Lessons from an analysis of articles about methicillin-resistant published in leading biomedical journals from 1960-2009

2014-12-03

Fabio Rojas, W. Carson Byrd, Sanjay Saint
Impact of catheter-associated urinary tract infection bundle on other health care–associated infections

2014-12-03

Wei-Ya Cheng, Yu-Hsiu Lin, Chih-Cheng Lai, Chien-Ming Chao
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
National Healthcare Safety Network report, data summary for 2013, Device-associated Module

2015-01-06

Margaret A. Dudeck, Jonathan R. Edwards, Katherine Allen-Bridson, Cindy Gross, Paul J. Malpiedi, Kelly D. Peterson, Daniel A. Pollock, Lindsey M. Weiner, Dawn M. Sievert
Use of portable electronic devices in a hospital setting and their potential for bacterial colonization

2015-01-01

Amber Khan, Amitha Rao, Carlos Reyes-Sacin, Kayoko Hayakawa, Susan Szpunar, Kathleen Riederer, Keith Kaye, Joel T. Fishbain, Diane Levine
An outbreak of pseudobacteremia associated with intrinsically contaminated commercial 0.5% chlorhexidine solution

2015-01-01

Suhui Ko, Hye-sun An, Ji Hwan Bang, Sang-Won Park
Seek and you shall find: Prevalence of in Wuhan, China

2015-01-01

Jodi Galaydick, Yaqing Xu, Lisa Sun, Emily Landon, Stephen G. Weber, Daiyan Sun, Junying Zhou, Renslow Sherer
Effect of 2013 National Healthcare Safety Network definition changes on central line bloodstream infection rates: Audit results from the New York State Department of Health

2014-12-30

Peggy Ann Hazamy, Valerie B. Haley, Boldtsetseg Tserenpuntsag, Marie Tsivitis, Rosalie Giardina, Robin Knab, Emily Lutterloh
A randomized, double-blind comparison of the effectiveness of environmental cleaning between infection control professionals and environmental service workers

2014-12-30

Hong Xu, Hui Jin, Lan Zhao, Xiaojun Wei, Liangen Hu, Linhai Shen, Lingya Wei, Lijun Xie, Qingxin Kong, Yinghong Wang, Xiaoping Ni
Molecular epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in different facilities in Southern Brazil

2014-12-23

Lavinia N. Arend, Paula Toledo, Marcelo Pilonetto, Felipe F. Tuon
Evaluating the usefulness of patient education materials on surgical site infection: A systematic assessment

2014-12-23

Caroline Zellmer, Peggy Zimdars, Sarah Parker, Nasia Safdar
Vaccination coverage among students from a German health care college

2014-12-23

Carolin Mäding, Carolin Jacob, Carola Münch, Katharina von Lindeman, Jörg Klewer, Joachim Kugler
Varicella seroprevalence among health care workers

2014-12-23

Sim Sai Tin, Viroj Wiwanitkit
Use of a daily disinfectant cleaner instead of a daily cleaner reduced hospital-acquired infection rates

2014-12-18

Michelle J. Alfa, Evelyn Lo, Nancy Olson, Michelle MacRae, Louise Buelow-Smith
Surveillance of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing and at a comprehensive cancer center in Japan, 2009-2013

2014-12-17

Ichiro Kawamura, Norio Ohmagari, Mika Tsukahara, Tomoko Kudo, Hanako Kurai
Coliform bacteria, fabrics, and the environment

2014-12-16

Victoria J. Colclasure, Thomas J. Soderquist, Thomas Lynch, Nina Schubert, Deirdre S. McCormick, Erika Urrutia, Corey Knickerbocker, Devon McCord, Jerry H. Kavouras
A gap in patient tape storage and use practices puts patients at risk for cutaneous fungal infections

2014-12-16

Jessica McClusky, Mallory Davis, Karen Dahl
Hospital unit safety climate: Relationship with nurses' adherence to recommended use of facial protective equipment

2014-12-16

Michael Diamant Rozenbojm, Kathryn Nichol, Stephanie Spielmann, D. Linn Holness
Improving quality of data extractions for the computation of patient-days and admissions

2014-12-16

Élise Fortin, Milagros Gonzales, Patricia S. Fontela, Robert W. Platt, David L. Buckeridge, Caroline Quach
Lower infection rates after introduction of a photocatalytic surface coating

2014-12-16

John R. Pulliam
Barriers to the use of face protection for standard precautions by health care providers

2014-12-13

Joanne Kinlay, Kathleen Flaherty, Patricia Scanlon, Preeti Mehrotra, Gail Potter-Bynoe, Thomas J. Sandora
Differences between novel and conventional surveillance paradigms of ventilator-associated pneumonia

2014-12-13

Hui-Chun Chang, Chin-Ming Chen, Shu-Chen Kung, Ching-Min Wang, Wei-Lun Liu, Chih-Cheng Lai
Characterization of patients exposed to multiple devices but free of hospital-acquired infection at intensive care unit discharge

2014-12-13

Thomas Bénet, Julie Haesebaert, Romain Hernu, Vincent Piriou, Claude Guérin, Frédéric Aubrun, Bernard Allaouchiche, Olivier Bastien, Jean-Jacques Lehot, Sabine Chomat-Jaboulay, Solweig Gerbier-Colomban, Raphaele Girard, Philippe Vanhems
Failure analysis in the identification of synergies between cleaning monitoring methods

2014-12-12

Greg S. Whiteley, Chris Derry, Trevor Glasbey
Selecting models for a respiratory protection program: What can we learn from the scientific literature?

2014-12-10

Ronald E. Shaffer, Larry L. Janssen
Letter in response to “Automated and electronically assisted hand hygiene monitoring systems: A systematic review”

2014-12-05

Paul Alper
Burden of isolation for multidrug-resistant organisms in a tertiary public hospital in Southern Brazil

2014-12-03

Patrícia R. Pereira, Petros Isaakidis, Sven G. Hinderaker, Engy Ali, Wilma van den Boogaard, Karen S. Viana, Renato Cassol, Diego Rodrigues Falci
Is accounting for acute care beds enough? A proposal for measuring infection prevention personnel resources

2014-12-03

Kathleen A. Gase, Hilary M. Babcock
Institutional origins of health care–associated infection knowledge: Lessons from an analysis of articles about methicillin-resistant published in leading biomedical journals from 1960-2009

2014-12-03

Fabio Rojas, W. Carson Byrd, Sanjay Saint
Impact of catheter-associated urinary tract infection bundle on other health care–associated infections

2014-12-03

Wei-Ya Cheng, Yu-Hsiu Lin, Chih-Cheng Lai, Chien-Ming Chao
Health care workers' knowledge and practices regarding the prevention of central venous catheter-related infection

2014-11-20

Sameer A. Alkubati, Nadia T. Ahmed, Osama N.E. Mohamed, Akram M. Fayed, Hayam I. Asfour
Outbreak of hepatitis C virus infection associated with narcotics diversion by an hepatitis C virus–infected surgical technician

2014-11-19

Amy E. Warner, Melissa K. Schaefer, Priti R. Patel, Jan Drobeniuc, Guoliang Xia, Yulin Lin, Yury Khudyakov, Candace W. Vonderwahl, Lisa Miller, Nicola D. Thompson
Glossary of terms for information technology and pearls of wisdom for implementation and use

2014-11-17

Janet P. Haas
Factors affecting changes in compliance with infection control practices by dentists in Japan

2014-11-15

Akio Tada, Masaomi Watanabe, Hidenobu Senpuku
Biofilms, medical devices, and antibiofilm technology: Key messages from a recent public workshop

2014-11-15

K. Scott Phillips, Dinesh Patwardhan, Geetha Jayan
Stickers used for identification of intravenous lines may be a source of contamination

2014-11-07

María Guembe, María Jesús Pérez Granda, Raquel Cruces, Pablo Martín-Rabadán, Emilio Bouza
Collateral benefit of screening patients for methicillin-resistant at hospital admission: Isolation of patients with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria

2014-11-07

Makoto Jones, Christopher Nielson, Kalpana Gupta, Karim Khader, Martin Evans
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
Evaluation of routine pretransplantation screening for methicillin-resistant in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients

2015-01-01

Arianna Miles-Jay, Sara Podczervinski, Zach J. Stednick, Steven A. Pergam
Current practices and barriers to the use of facemasks and respirators among hospital-based health care workers in Vietnam

2015-01-01

Abrar Ahmad Chughtai, Holly Seale, Tham Chi Dung, Lisa Maher, Phan Thi Nga, C. Raina MacIntyre
Hospital respiratory protection practices in 6 U.S. states: A public health evaluation study

2015-01-01

Kristina Peterson, Debra Novak, Lindsay Stradtman, David Wilson, Lance Couzens
Evaluation of hydrogen peroxide vapor for the inactivation of nosocomial pathogens on porous and nonporous surfaces

2015-01-01

Sebastian Lemmen, Simone Scheithauer, Helga Häfner, Saber Yezli, Michael Mohr, Jonathan A. Otter
Health care–acquired infections in neonatal intensive care units: Risk factors and etiology

2015-01-01

Zorana M. Djordjevic, Ljiljana Markovic-Denic, Marko M. Folic, Zoran Igrutinovic, Slobodan M. Jankovic
Real-time measurements of airborne biologic particles using fluorescent particle counter to evaluate microbial contamination: Results of a comparative study in an operating theater

2015-01-01

Chunyang Dai, Yan Zhang, Xiaoling Ma, Meiling Yin, Haiyang Zheng, Xuejun Gu, Shaoqing Xie, Hengmin Jia, Liang Zhang, Weijun Zhang
Comparison of hand hygiene monitoring using the 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene method versus a wash in–wash out method

2015-01-01

Venkata C.K. Sunkesula, David Meranda, Sirisha Kundrapu, Trina F. Zabarsky, Melissa McKee, David R. Macinga, Curtis J. Donskey
A 4-year prospective study to determine the incidence and microbial etiology of surgical site infections at a private tertiary care hospital in Mumbai, India

2015-01-01

Sweta Shah, Tanu Singhal, Reshma Naik
Impact of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multidimensional hand hygiene approach in 3 cities in Brazil

2015-01-01

Eduardo A. Medeiros, Gorki Grinberg, Victor D. Rosenthal, Daniela Bicudo Angelieri, Iselde Buchner Ferreira, Raquel Bauer Cechinel, Bruna Boaria Zanandrea, Carolina Rohnkohl, Marcos Regalin, Jamile Leda Spessatto, Ricardo Scopel Pasini, Shaline Ferla
Breakthrough bacteremia in the neonatal intensive care unit: Incidence, risk factors, and attributable mortality

2015-01-01

Ming-Horng Tsai, Shih-Ming Chu, Jen-Fu Hsu, Reyin Lien, Hsuan-Rong Huang, Ming-Chou Chiang, Ren-Huei Fu, Chiang-Wen Lee, Yhu-Chering Huang
Surgical site infection rates in 16 cities in Turkey: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)

2015-01-01

Hakan Leblebicioglu, Nurettin Erben, Victor D. Rosenthal, Alper Sener, Cengiz Uzun, Gunes Senol, Gulden Ersoz, Tuna Demirdal, Fazilet Duygu, Ayse Willke, Fatma Sirmatel, Nefise Oztoprak, Iftihar Koksal, Oral Oncul, Yunus Gurbuz, Ertugrul Güçlü, Huseyin Turgut, Ata Nevzat Yalcin, Davut Ozdemir, Tanil Kendirli, Turan Aslan, Saban Esen, Fatma Ulger, Ahmet Dilek, Hava Yilmaz, Mustafa Sunbul, Ilhan Ozgunes, Gaye Usluer, Metin Otkun, Ali Kaya, Necdet Kuyucu, Zeynep Kaya, Meliha Meric, Emel Azak, Gürdal Yýlmaz, Selçuk Kaya, Hülya Ulusoy, Tuncer Haznedaroglu, Levent Gorenek, Ali Acar, Ediz Tutuncu, Oguz Karabay, Gulsume Kaya, Suzan Sacar, Hülya Sungurtekin, Doğaç Uğurcan, Ozge Turhan, Sehnaz Kaya, Eylul Gumus, Oguz Dursun, Mehmet Faruk Geyik, Ahmet Şahin, Selvi Erdogan, Erdal Ince, Adem Karbuz, Ergin Çiftçi, Nevin Taşyapar, Melek Güneş
and the oral cavity: An overlooked source of carriage and infection?

2015-01-01

M.G. McCormack, A.J. Smith, A.N. Akram, M. Jackson, D. Robertson, G. Edwards
Health care–associated methicillin-resistant infections increases the risk of postdischarge mortality

2015-01-01

Richard E. Nelson, Vanessa W. Stevens, Makoto Jones, Matthew H. Samore, Michael A. Rubin
Economic evaluation of appropriate duration of antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of neurosurgical infections in a middle-income country

2015-01-01

Aysegul Ulu-Kilic, Emine Alp, Fatma Cevahir, Bülent Tucer, Hayati Demiraslan, Ahmet Selçuklu, Mehmet Doğanay
A decade of investment in infection prevention: A cost-effectiveness analysis

2015-01-01

Andrew W. Dick, Eli N. Perencevich, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Jack Zwanziger, Elaine L. Larson, Patricia W. Stone
"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