Broad-spectrum microbicidal activity, toxicologic assessment, and materials compatibility of a new generation of accelerated hydrogen peroxide-based environmental surface disinfectant
Assessment of materials commonly utilized in health care
A problem of hospital hygiene
Virucidal activity of a quaternary ammonium compound disinfectant against feline calicivirus
A prospective study of the efficacy of routine decontamination for gastrointestinal endoscopes and the risk factors for failure
Redesign of portable suction equipment cases
Measurement of the microbial barrier effectiveness of sterilization containers in terms of the log reduction value for prevention of nosocomial infections
Biocidal activity of a bioactive glass–protected, preservative-free tattooing solution
An outbreak of noninvasive group A streptococcal disease in a facility for the developmentally disabled
Who let the dogs out? Infection control did
Prospective surveillance of phlebitis associated with peripheral intravenous catheters
Infected health care workers and patient safety
Pasteurization is effective against multidrug-resistant bacteria
Systematic risk assessment methods for the infection control professional
Handwashing in a Texas evacuation center after Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Reduction in nosocomial infection with improved hand hygiene in intensive care units of a tertiary care hospital in Argentina
Use of an Annual In.uenza Vaccination Campaign To Test Bioemergency Preparedness
Comparison of Didactic Versus Interactive Teaching Strategies for Category A Agents of Bioterrorism
Post-Hurricane Katrina Infection Control Challenges and the Public Health Role at a Mobile Field Hospital
Calming the Storm
Changing Healthcare Worker Behavior in Relation to Respiratory Disease Transmission with a Novel Training Approach That Uses Biosimulation
The Relationship between Hospital-Based Healthcare Personnel Perceptions of Safety Culture and the Occurrence of Sharps Injuries
Healthcare Worker Participation in Influenza Vaccination
Survey of Reading Habits of Infection Control Professionals in the United States
A Process Change Can Unintentionally Affect Surgical Infections
Aggressive Glycemic Control To Improve Outcomes in Cardiac Bypass Surgery Patients
Beyond Bundles
Clinical Outcomes of a Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prevention Program
Rapid Response Abates Outbreak of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus in a Special Care Nursery
Long-Term Outcomes from Nosocomial Infections in Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorders
The Attributable Cost, and Length of Hospital Stay of Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection in Intensive Care Units in Brazil. A Prospective, Matched Analysis
Education and Performance Feedback Effect on Rates of Central Vascular Catheter – Associated Bloodstream Infections in Adult Intensive Care Units of One Turkish Hospital
Prevalence of Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus among Ocular MRSA Isolates
Survey of Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Hospital Practices for Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli (MDR-GNB) Surveillance
Assessment of Compliance with Admission Screening for Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Colonization
Maximum Isolation Precautions for Prevention and Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumanni (MDR-Ab)
Virucidal Activity of Quaternary Ammonium Compound Formulations Against Feline Calicivirus, a Surrogate of Norovirus
“Your Hands Touch Many Lives”
A Nationwide Survey of Sterile Supply, Processing and Distribution (SPD) Services within Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Facilities
Real Benefits of Hand Hygiene Product Foaming Technology
Development of an Enzymatic Detergent Treatment Protocol That Significantly Reduces Protease Resistant Prion Protein Load and Infectivity from Prion-Contaminated Surgical-Steel Monofilaments
Comparison of a Waterless, Scrubless CHG/Ethanol Surgical Scrub to Povidone-Iodine Surgical Scrubs
Hand Hygiene Compliance in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, India, Mexico Morocco, Peru and Turkey. Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
Effect of Education and Performance Feedback on Handwashing in an Argentinean Hospital
A Cool Drink on a Hot Day – Hospital-Acquired Legionella Pneumonia
Development of a Screening and Isolation Protocol for Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) with Communicable Diseases
Estimating Surge Capacity for Mass-Casualty Incidents
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Participation in Top Off 3, April, 2005
Addressing Bioterrorism and Disaster Planning Issues through a Community Based Infection Control Workgroup
Development of a Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness
Infection Control Risk Assessment Activities for Floods, Sewage Spills, and Malfunctions
Ralsontia sp. Contamination of Vapotherm Devices
Should We Use Intravenous Catheter Tip Cultures in the Determination of Bloodstream Infections?
Silver Coated Foley Catheters – Initial Cost Is Not the Only Thing To Consider
Cost Effectiveness of Screening for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) in an Intensive Care Unit at a 200-Bed Community Hospital with Low Prevalence of These Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms
Cost-Effectiveness Assessment of Potential Financial Savings from Selective Culture Screening as a Strategy To Prevent Nosocomial Transmission of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in 25 Upstate New York Hospitals
Adding a Chlorhexidine Patch to the IHI Bundle
Enhancing Surveillance for Infections Associated with External Ventricular Devices in a University Hospital
Development of an Evidence-Based Policy for the Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia by Building on Existing Systems
Getting Physicians To Comply
Reducing the Occurrence of Short Onset Central Line Related Bacteremia
Microbial Etiology of Hemodialysis Related Central Venous Catheter Exit Site Infections Following Use of Triple Antibiotic Ointment to Insertion Site
Early Intervention and Communication Reduces Morbidity from Burkholderia cepacia Contaminated Mouthwash
48-Month Study on Reducing VAP Using Advanced Oral-Dental Care
The Importance of a Physician Champion in Implementing Practice Change
Incentive Program Increases Employee Influenza Vaccine Compliance at a Chronic Hospital/Long-Term Care Facility
Using the Intranet To Document Healthcare Worker (HCW) Declination and Participation in a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Program
Creating an Endoscopy Resource Kit for Infection Prevention and Control Professionals
Evidence Based Fact Sheet
Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance through Simplified Monitoring
Use of an Innovative Game To Teach and Reinforce Hand Hygiene Compliance among Healthcare Workers
“10 Tips To Prevent Infection”
Designing a Dynamic APIC Chapter Website
APIC Chapter Works Together To Prepare Future Leaders
Building Capacity To Teach Infection Control and Prevention in Venezuela through Internet-Based Conferencing
‘NURSE’ry Rhymes for Infection Control Review
A CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease) Screening Tool for OR Staff
Unit-Based Staff Hand Hygiene (HH) Monitors To Improve Compliance in a Comprehensive Cancer Center
Evaluation of a Hospital-Wide Infection Prevention & Control Certification Program
Hand Hygiene
Hand Hygiene
Nursing Guide for Effective Implementation of Infection Control Precautions
Promotores and Community Health Workers
Impact of a Flow Chart To Determine Appropriate Placement of Patients with Resistant Organisms and/or Clostridium difficile at Time of Identification and Readmission
Educating Smaller Rural Hospital Infection Control (IC) Nurses, Victoria, Australia
Hand Hygiene Compliance
Is It Possible To Diagnose a Case of Creutzfedlt-Jakob Disease (CJD) in a Small Suburban Community in Upstate New York?
Infection Control as the Real Bug Patrol
Identifying Opportunities To Enhance Environmental Cleaning in Twelve Acute Care Hospitals
Circumstances Surrounding Needlestick/Sharp Injuries among Healthcare Workers in a Venezuelan Public Hospital
Safeguarding Our First Responders
Challenges in Managing a Tuberculosis Exposure in a High Risk Unit
Sharps Injury Prevention Program
Community Approach Implementing Safety Zone
Vaccinating Healthcare Workers for Pertussis
Improving Influenza Vaccine Rates among Health Care Workers
Infection Control and the Plumber
Improving Rates for Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccines
Improved Hand Hygiene Compliance through “I Save Lives with Clean Hands” Campaign
A 6-Month Study of the Rate of Infections and Complications in Patients with Peripherally-Inserted Central Catheters
A Patient Safety Initiative To Reduce Central-Line Associated Bacteremias
10 Years after NNIS; the Use of Comparative Data as a Catalyst for Organizational Improvement
Reducing Blood Culture Contamination
An Infection Control Initiative That Works
Piloting a Novel State-Wide Smaller Hospital Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program
Educational Interventions To Reduce Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Impact Behavior Change in a Community Intensive Care Unit
Model Infection Control Policies – A National Resource for Scotland
Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Smaller Hospitals, Victoria, Australia
Microbiological Profile of Reusable Sharps Containers
Extending Your Reach
Infection Control Liaisons, Partners in CARES
Bacterial Shedding and Desquamation from the Hands of Healthcare Workers Correlates with Skin Condition
Measles Exposure throughout a University Hospital Medical Center
A Regional Approach To Developing Standardized Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infection Control Practices for Implementation in 25 Upstate New York Acute Care Hospitals
Assessing the State of Nosocomial HIV Infection Control (NHIC) in Health Zones in the Eastern Kasai Province (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
A Hepatitis B Outbreak Associated with Outpatient Chelation Therapy
Rapid Response
Investigating an Outbreak of Bordetella pertussis Disease in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Invasive Fungal Infections Possibly Associated with Tape
Effective Control of a Nosocomial Outbreak of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium in a Hemato-Oncology Unit in a Korean Tertiary Care Hospital
Decreasing Clostridium difficile in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit through Institution of Environmental Cleaning Procedures
An Outbreak of Healthcare-Associated Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Senftenberg
Control of an Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia at a Large Acute Care Hospital
Outbreaks of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — Los Angeles County 2004
Salmonellosis in a Nursing Home Patient on Enteral Feeding
Lessons Learned in Controlling an Acinetobacter Outbreak
An Outbreak of Parainfluenza 3 (Para 3) in an Outpatient Adult Bone Marrow Transplant (ABMT) Clinic
Healthcare Worker-Related Tuberculosis Exposure
The Heat Is On
Management of a Gastroenteritis Outbreak Due to Norovirus
Health Care Workers' Nasal Carriage and Outbreak Control of Epidemic Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Investigation of an Outbreak of Tuberculosis in a Small Community Setting
An Outbreak of Serratia marcescens Bacteremia Traced to Contamination of Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate Solution
A Pseudo Outbreak of Pantoea dispersa in Total Joint Replacement Procedures
Hospital Construction and Infection Control
Enhanced Isolation Practices To Improve Patient Safety
A Whooping Cough of a Time
Focus on the Myths
Pillow Talk
Translating Quality and Infection Control into Tangible Terms
A Collaborative APIC/SHEA Infection Control and Prevention/Healthcare Epidemiology Network
Consistent Compliance with Guidelines for Expressed Breast Milk (EBM) Reduces the Risk of Administering a Mother's Potentially Infected Breastmilk to Another Infant in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Implementation of a Hospital-Wide Employee Influenza Vaccination Program
Increasing Employee Hand Hygiene Compliance
Waterless, Scrubless Alcohol-Based Surgical Scrub Agent Compared to Traditional Surgical Scrub Using Chlorhexidine
Reducing the Number One Health Care Acquired Infection Utilizing a Silver-Impregnated Foley with Bacteriostatic Tubing/Bag System
Reducing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections through the Use of Sliver-Coated 100% Silicone Indwelling Catheter System
A Pilot Study To Measure the Compressive and Tensile Forces Required To Use Retractable Intramuscular Safety Syringes
The Importance of Leadership in Effecting Change
Closed Is the Word
Implementation of VAP Bundle in Critical Care Significantly Reduces Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Rate in Level 1 Trauma Center
Use of Multiple Performance Improvement Tools over a Five Year Period To Effect and Maintain Positive Outcomes in the Aspiration Pneumonia Rates of an Acute Care Facility
A Performance Improvement Monitor
Data Validation of Hand Hygiene Compliance
Implementation of a Documentation System of Evidence-Based Processes for the Insertion of Central Venous Catheters
Hardwiring CABG Pre-Operative Antibiotic Administration
Building a Culture of Patient Safety by Eliminating Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections
“Real Time” Syndromic Surveillance for ED Patients with Community Respiratory Virus (CRV) at a University Medical Center
You Have To Bleed a Little To Reach the Big Time
Reduction in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Following Application of a Pediatric Ventilatory Care Bundle
Utilizing Six Sigma Methodology To Increase Compliance with the National Surgical Care Improvement Project Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Measures
Mandatory Public Reporting of Hospital Acquired Infections (MPRHAI)
Electronic Databasing of Tuberculosis in a Network Office Setting
Different Techniques Help To Increase Influenza Immunization
Bacterial Contamination of Stethoscopes with Antimicrobial Diaphragm Covers
Staff Attitudes toward CDC's Hand Hygiene Guideline
Hand Hygiene
Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern in a Colombian Tertiary Intensive Care Unit
The Use of Oral Care Kits as a Strategy To Reduce Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Rates in a Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Antimicrobial Dressing Intervention Associated with Decreased Vascular Patients' Surgical Site Infections
Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections Following Spinal Fusion Surgery at a Children's Hospital
Extra Mortality of Nosocomial Infections in Adult ICUs of 9 Hospitals of Argentina. Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
Extra Length of Stay of Nosocomial Infections in Pediatric ICUs of Colombia and Mexico. Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
Integrating Oral Care into a Process for Prevention of Pneumonia in Patients with Artificial Airways
Extra Mortality of Nosocomial Infections in Neonatal ICUs at Eight Hospitals of Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Turkey. Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
Surgical Site Infections Following Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
A Two–Hospital Multidiscinary Approach towards the Reduction of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP)
Pre-Operative Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Screening Does Reduce Total Joint Surgical Site Infections
A Multidisciplinary Approach with Reducing Cardiac Surgical Site Infections
Risk Factors for Meningitis Following Cerebral Angiography
If First You Don't Succeed
Clostridium difficile Disease in Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
A Unique Approach to Outbreak Control
Review of Selected Comprehensive Cancer Centers' Written Policies for Preventing Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections
Investigation of a Cluster of Pediatric Cardiac [PC] Surgical Site Infections [SSI] Leads to Discovery of Significant Difference in PC SSI Rates by Specific Procedure [SP],
Affiliation of Infection Prevention Professionals
The Role of Environmental and Electronic Surveillance in the Control of Invasive Aspergillosis among Ambulatory Hematologic Transplant Patients
Urinary Tract Infection Prophylaxis with Cranberry Extract in the Long Term Care Setting
Strategies To Reduce the Incidence of Pneumonia in a Pediatric Long Term Care Population
Clap On, Clap Off
Management of Increased Incidence of Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhea in a 90 Bed VA Nursing Home
Back to Basics Education for Urinary Catheter Care in a Home Care Setting
Implementation of Guidelines To Monitor Dental Unit Water Quality
Preparation and Management of Influenza Outbreaks in Multiple Long Term Care Centers
Increased Number of Deaths with Concomitant Diagnosis of Clostridium Difficile in a Community Hospital
Antibiotics Susceptibility Commonality for Community Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus vs Hospital Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Nosocomial Infection Surveillance in a Colombian Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Standardization of Data Collection and Reporting Methods for Infection Control (IC) Surveillance of Targeted, High Risk Procedures Via a Web Based Format in a 22 Hospital System Leads to the Development of a Model Process
Reduction of Skin Flora in Blood Cultures from Patients on an Oncology Unit in a Large Acute Care Hospital
Hospital-Acquired Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease
Setting up a BSI Benchmarking Database for Comprehensive Cancer Centers
Evaluation of Cesarean Section Endometritis Case-Finding Methods
Soaring to New Heights with Data Mining