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Professional Organizations for Infection Preventionists
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Important Issues in Infection Prevention in Healthcare
Clostridium difficile Infections (c.diff.)
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Apr;38(4):476-482. doi: 10.1017/ice.2016.324.
PMID: 28300019 Free PMC article. Review.
Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)
CLABSI - CDCCentral Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)
Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute-care hospitals: 2022 Update.Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Apr 19:1-17. doi: 10.1017/ice.2022.87. PMID: 35437133.
Strategies to Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 UpdateSociety for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (APIC collaborated with SHEA and other organizations on development of this resource)
Implementation Guide to Preventing Central Line-associated Blood Stream Infections (APIC)APIC requires your contact info to download this guide.
APSIC guide for prevention of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI).Ling, M.L., Apisarnthanarak, A., Jaggi, N. et al. APSIC guide for prevention of Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI). Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 5, 16 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0116-5
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)
Health-Acquired Infections (HAI)
eJournals for Infection Prevention
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Relevant Guidelines for Infection Prevention in Healthcare
For Sterile Processing / Reprocessing Standards - AAMI / ANSI
See: The Ascension Sterile Processing Support (Internal) Website [via The Resource Group]
eBooks for Infection Prevention