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References

Main References Used for This Document:

  • Public Health Agency of Canada. Prevention and Control of Occupational Infections in Health Care. 2002
  • Public Health Agency of Canada. Routine Practices and Additional Precautions for preventing the transmission of Infection in Health Care. 1999
  • Public Health Agency of Canada. Hand Hygiene and Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization. 1997
  • BC Centre of Disease Control. Guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control in the Physician’s Office. 2004
  • The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Infection Control in the Physician’s Office . 2004
  • Rhinehart, E and Friedman. Infection Control in Home Care. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. 2006.
  • Prevention and Control of Occupational Infections in Health Care, Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR) ISSN 1148-4169, Vol. 2851, March 2002
  • Baker, Ross et al. The Canadian Adverse Events Study: The Incidence of Adverse Events Among Hospital Patients in Canada. Canadian Medical Asociation Journal 25 May 2004 pg 1678.
  • Henderson, E et al. Infection Prevention and Control Core Competencies for Health Care Workers: A Consensus Document. Canadian Journal of Infection Control Vol 21 No.1 Spring 2006 pg.62.

References Used For Infection Control Criteria for Purchase of PPE for Routine Patient Care Practices

  • Bearman, G.M.L., & Edmond, M. (2004). Isolation. In E. Lautenbach & K. Woeltje (Eds.), Practical Handbook for Healthcare Epidemiologists (pp.143-150). Thorofare: Slack.
  • Fine, L.S., Valenti, W.M. (2004). Product Evaluation. In E. Lautenbach & K. Woeltje (Eds.), Practical Handbook for Healthcare Epidemiologists (pp.329-335). Thorofare: Slack.
  • Garner, JS. and The Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals (1994 with revisions 1996, 2004).
  • Gershon, R.M., Quireshi, K.A., Grimes, M.J., & Mckenzie, J. (2004). Evaluating and selecting products that have infection control implications. In C.G. Mayhall (Ed.), Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control 3rd Edition (pp.1747-1752). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Health Canada. Infection Control Guidelines (1998). Hand Washing, Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare. CCDR ( Supplement): 8-9.
  • Health Canada. Infection control Guidelines (1999). Routine Practices and Addititional Precautions for Techniques CDR 25 ( Supplemental 4 ): 1-142. http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/99vol25/25s4/index.html.
  • Health Canada. Prevention and Control of Occupational Infections in Health Care (2002). CCDR 28 (Supplement 1).

References Used for Personal Care Supplies Fact Sheet:

  • Routine practices and additional precautions for preventing the transmission on Infection in Health Care, Health Canada Laboratory centre for disease control
  • Avis de la Santé et des Services Sociaux du Québec :
    « Utilisation des rasoirs électrique en Centre d’hébergement et de soins de longue durée ainsi que dans les autres établissements de soins du Québec, » juin 2001
  • Infection Control in Long-term Care Facilities, 2nd edition Philip W. Smith, MD, Delmar publishers Inc. 1994

References Used in the Use of Gowns, Aprons and Lab Coats Fact Sheet:

  • Guidance for the Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare Settings http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ppe.htmlExternal link May 2004
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings — 2003. MMWR 2003;52(No. RR-17):[inclusive page numbers]. Pg 16& 17
  • Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines 3rd edition 2004 Chapter 3 Handling Infectious Substance
  • Routine Practices and Additional Precautions for Preventing the Transmission of Infection in Health Care - Revision of Isolation and Precaution Techniques. 1999
  • APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology, 2005 Edition
  • Guidelines for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals Hospital Infection Control Advisory Committee Julia S. Garner, RN, MN; the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee Publication date: 01/01/1996

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