TITLE

INFECTION CONTROL SITE VISIT

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Mar2009 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a survey questionnaire regarding the infection control practices in several health facilities in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
36800703

 

Related Articles

  • Safety in numbers: Mergers create opportunities. Dennihan, Janice M. // Health Facilities Management;Nov96, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p52 

    Focuses on the coordination of an integrated safety programs in consolidated health care systems. Developing a structure that would meet the needs of all levels of care; Safety education and training; Standardization of policies.

  • ECRI Advisory Aids Selection of PPE for Healthcare Workers.  // Professional Safety;Jun2002, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p1 

    Reports on the advisory issued by the Center for Healthcare Environmental Management of ECRI designed to help healthcare facilities select personal protection equipment for chemical and bioterrorism preparedness. Levels of respiratory protection covered by the advisory; Human factors healthcare...

  • Whoops! Fisher, Kenneth // Health Facilities Management;Nov96, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p44 

    Gives advice on maintaining safe health care facility floors. Keeping a shiny floor without sacrificing floor traction; Preparing a comprehensive floor safety strategy; Preliminary precautionary steps that will minimize risks of floor slip and fall incidents.

  • Background checks protect patients.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2010, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p66 

    The article focuses on the importance for health care providers to conduct background checks for health care workers as their standard risk management technique to prevent criminal activities that might harm their patients and other employees.

  • Off-peak hours threaten patient safety, require more vigilance from RM.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Jul2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p73 

    The article focuses on the risks associated with the treatment of patients on off-peak hours in health care facilities, in which researches confirm that patient's safety is at higher risks of medical errors.

  • Splash and splatter risk often underestimated.  // Same-Day Surgery;Apr2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p45 

    The author discusses the risks of HIV and hepatitis B exposure through blood and bodily fluid splashes and splatters for which health facilities may not be adequately protected.

  • New Self-Instruction Course for the Use of the Hospital Safety Index.  // Disasters: Preparedness & Mitigation in the Americas;Apr2013, Issue 119, p6 

    The article offers information on the Hospital Safety Index, a tool that determines if a hospital will continue to function during and after a disaster, in which the results would allow the priorities of the establishment for interventions for safety improvement of health facilities.

  • OSHA Focuses on Nursing & Personal Care Facilities.  // Professional Safety;Sep2002, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p14 

    Reports the National Emphasis Program announced by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration for nursing and personal care facilities. Inspection on common hazards among facilities with high injury and illness rate; List of prevalent hazards.

  • How to de-escalate a crisis situation.  // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2014, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p28 

    The article discusses the importance of the specialized safety trainings given to employees for accessing the benefits of the open and accessible corporate campuses by citing the reference of Folio Health Services safety protocol aiming for the safety of staff, clients and outside community.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics