American journal of infection control

(ISSN: 0196-6553, 1527-3296)

American journal of infection control's Latest Table of Contents

2016 - 44 (7)

  • The first point prevalence survey of health care-associated infection and antimicrobial use in a Japanese university hospital: A pilot study. 
  • Prevention of transmitted infections in a pet therapy program: An exemplar. 
  • Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccination among women of childbearing age-United States, 2013. 
  • APIC salutes the 2016 Heroes of Infection Prevention. 
  • APIC position paper: Safe injection, infusion, and medication vial practices in health care. 
  • Are health care personnel trained in correct use of personal protective equipment? 
  • Health care-associated infections studies project: An American Journal of Infection Control and National Healthcare Safety Network data quality collaboration 2016 Case #1. 
  • APIC professional and practice standards. 
  • Nosocomial infection in China: Management status and solutions. 
  • Exploring the potential of antimicrobial hand hygiene products in reducing the infectious burden in low-income countries: An integrative review. 
  • An average hand hygiene day for nurses and physicians: The burden is not equal. 
  • Introducing automated hand hygiene surveillance to an Australian hospital: Mirroring the HOW2 Benchmark Study. 
  • Ventilator-associated pneumonia rates in critical care units in 3 Arabian Gulf countries: A 6-year surveillance study. 
  • Reproducible elimination of Clostridium difficile spores using a clinical area washer disinfector in 3 different health care sites. 
  • Parents' and staff's support for a childcare agency employee mandatory vaccination policy or agency certification program. 
  • Serratia marcescens bacteremia cases: A pseudo-outbreak experience. 
  • Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage among residents in 7 nursing homes in Shanghai, China. 
  • Eight-year sustainability of a successful intervention to prevent urinary tract infection: A mixed-methods study. 
  • Practical toolkit for monitoring endoscope reprocessing effectiveness: Identification of viable bacteria on gastroscopes, colonoscopes, and bronchoscopes. 
  • Injury rates from peripheral catheters with or without safety devices in a Brazilian public hospital. 
  • Hospital Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) incidence as a risk factor for hospital-associated CDI. 
  • Learning from the patient: Human factors engineering in outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy. 
  • Intensive care unit-acquired infections in a tertiary care hospital: An epidemiologic survey and influence on patient outcomes. 
  • Working in a danger zone: A qualitative study of Taiwanese nurses' work experiences in a negative pressure isolation ward. 
  • Disposable antimicrobial and sporicidal privacy curtains: Cost benefit of hanging longer. 
  • Long-term survival of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis according to treatment outcomes. 
  • Effectiveness of an extended period of flashing lights and strategic signage to increase the salience of alcohol-gel dispensers for improving hand hygiene compliance. 
  • Intestinal microbiome disruption in patients in a long-term acute care hospital: A case for development of microbiome disruption indices to improve infection prevention. 
  • A highly precautionary doffing sequence for health care workers after caring for wet Ebola patients to further reduce occupational acquisition of Ebola. 
  • Crib Mattress Investigation: A quality improvement study to assess mattress cover permeability and bacterial growth in crib mattresses. 
  • Be seen and heard being clean: A novel patient-centered approach to hand hygiene. 
  • Reply to Dikon in response to "A response to the relationship between different types of sharps containers and Clostridium difficile infection rates in acute care hospitals". 
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