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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
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.html 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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