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MCat: Medicine
Cat: Infection Control

Guides and information on infection control. Tutorial on drug-resistant organisms. Issues and recommendations for the prevention of nosocomial pneumonia. Recommendations for isolation practices and infection control in hospitals. Guidelines for controlling the risk of VRE infection and colonization. Emerging pathogens and multidrug-resistant organisms. Laundry guidelines. Needle sticks.

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Updated Antimicrobials Are Pesticides [14291] ?

The following safety guidelines must be followed when using antimicrobials

APIC Advocacy [11505] ?

A publication of APIC's Department of Government & Public Affairs

APIC Infection Control Guidelines [11500] ?

Full text of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's guidelines

Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care Facilities [pdf] [23635] ?

Guidance for Control of Infections with Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care

Catheter-Related Infection Prevention [40148] ?

2011 Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections

CDC Guideline for Environmental Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities [17837] ?

Sets standards for everything from cleaning sinks to air quality sampling

CDC Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities [pdf] [17983] ?

Guidelines for control of infectious diseases in the healthcare environment

Chemotherapy Infection - Symptoms and Solutions [40152] ?

Things you can do to manage infection

Chemotherapy Infection Prevention [pdf] [40150] ?

Take these steps to lower your chances of getting an infection

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease & Infection Control [19051] ?

To protect themselves, health-care professionals should employ universal precautions

Dentistry Infection Control and Safety Guidelines Checklist [14757] ?

Procedures to control infection

Disinfectants and Antiseptics [14358] ?

Answers to commonly asked questions

Ebola - Cleaning and Decontamination of Surfaces [pdf] [40711] ?

Guidance for workers in non-healthcare and non-laboratory settings

Ebola - DOT Guidance for Transporting Ebola Contaminated Items [40714] ?

Guidance on DOT regulations regarding the transportation of a Category A infectious substance

Ebola - Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals [40713] ?

CDC Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus

Ebola - Healthcare Workers [40696] ?

Infection control guidelines from the CDC

Ebola - Healthcare Workers PPE [40697] ?

Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment by healthcare workers working with ebola patients

Ebola and Worker Safety [40712] ?

OSHA standards for protecting workers from Ebola virus

Flu - Avian Flu Disinfectants [29046] ?

Antimicrobial Products to Disinfect Poultry and Other Facilities Against Avian (Bird) Flu

Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities [pdf] [4303] ?

Preferred methods for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of patient-care items

Guidelines for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals [pdf] [3434] ?

Preventing transmission of infectious agents in healthcare settings

Guidelines for Preventing Transmission of Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings [36271] ?

TB infection control measures recommended by CDC

Guidelines for Prevention of Intravascular Device-Related Infection [3435] ?

CDC recommendations designed to reduce the incidence of intravascular device-related infections

Hand Hygiene [9771] ?

Infection control measures related to handwashing

Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings [14750] ?

Guideline for Handwashing and Hospital Environmental Control

Handwashing: The Simplest Way to Avoid Infection [23617] ?

How important hand-washing is for good health

Healthcare Associated Infections [12830] ?

Types of infection - prevention of hospital acquired infections

Healthcare Infection Control Practices [40702] ?

Guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Healthcare Personnel Attire in Non-Operating-Room Settings [40578] ?

Infection control guidance to the medical community regarding HCP attire outside the operating room

Healthcare-Associated Infections [2806] ?

US Centers for Disease Control infection control recommendations

Hepatitis [6442] ?

Very large number of documents related to Hepatitis A,B,C,D,E.G & infection control

Hospital Acquired Infections - Healthcare Workers [40699] ?

Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment by healthcare workers exposed to hospital acquired infections

Hospital Acquired Infections - State Actions [40701] ?

State-based HAI Prevention Activities

Immunization of Health-Care Workers [19923] ?

Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

Infection Control Initiative [14016] ?

An initiative for healthcare users by the Joint Commission

Infection Control Manual [pdf] [24537] ?

Full text of a hospital's infection control manual

Infection Control Plan [26749] ?

Text of an infection control plan in place at a county psychiatric center

Infection Control State of the Art Reports [11504] ?

A series of educational brochures for health care workers

Infectious Substance Shipping [pdf] [13474] ?

The text of a hospital's policy regarding shipping infectious substances

Management of Health-Care Worker Exposures to HIV [23026] ?

Public health service recommendations for the management of health-care workers exposed to HIV

Measuring Hand Hygiene Adherence [35594] ?

A framework for health care workers on how to measure hand hygiene performance

MSRA: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus [22528] ?

A type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics called beta-lactams

National Healthcare Safety Network - CDC [40700] ?

CDC's healthcare-associated infection tracking system

Occupational Exposure to HIV: Information for Healthcare Workers [3526] ?

Guidance for healthcare workers on treatment after an exposure to HIV

Patient Education - How to Prevent Infection [pdf] [40153] ?

Guidelines for patients to help prevent infections during therapy

Pets and the Immunocompromised Person [40146] ?

Some guidelines

PPE Selection Matrix for Occupational Exposure to Ebola Virus [pdf] [40755] ?

Guidance for common exposure scenarios

Recommendations for Preventing the Spread of Vancomycin Resistance [3437] ?

Guidelines for controlling the risk of VRE infection and colonization

Segregation of Medical Waste [pdf] [31933] ?

Noninfectious, infectious, sharps waste

Sterilization and Disinfection Principles [4280] ?

Fact sheet on sterilization and disinfection

Summary and Comparison of Liquid Disinfectants [pdf] [936] ?

Advantages and disadvantages of various liquid disinfectants

Transporting Infectious Substances Safely [40715] ?

Guidance on DOT regulations

Vessel Sanitation Program [1430] ?

Center for Disease Control sanitation program for vessels and cruise ships

VRA Recommendations [12831] ?

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) guidelines

WHO Tools for Infection Control in Health Care [40704] ?

Infection prevention and control in health care for preparedness and response to outbreaks


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Chemicals / Pesticides
Information on controlling the hazards of pesticides

Industrial Hygiene / Biosafety
Full text bloodborne pathogens programs and technical resources

Industrial Hygiene / Labs
Chemical Hygiene Plans, standard operating procedures, lab safety programs, etc.

Industrial Hygiene / Tuberculosis
OSHA and CDC guidelines for control of tuberculosis

Medicine / Bioterrorism
Medical management of biological and chemical casualties - clinical guides

Medicine / Disease-Infectious
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of infectious disease

OSHA / Bloodborne
OSHA technical resources on bloodborne pathogens

Regulations / Biosafety
Full text of biosafety standards, manuals and guidelines for US federal laws

Safety / Needlesticks
Needlestick injury prevention, legislation, safety devices

Safety / Patient Safety
Medical errors, medication errors, patient safety guidance

Safety / PPE-Gloves
Glove selection guides


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