Archive Infection Control Guide 2003

Defeating an Invisible Enemy
Facilities must be ever-vigilant in the battle to prevent infection.

Are You Dressed to Protect?
From head to toe, create a sterile field around the patient.

Can You Successfully Channel Your Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing Technique
These tools are a real chore to clean and maintain properly

Are Your Instrument Reprocessing Practices Surgically Precise?
It's not enough to know only how to do each step — your staff needs to know why, for how long and in what order.

A Step-by-Step Instrument Sterilization Guide
A review of techniques for many common sterilization and high-level disinfection processes.

Do You Need to Brush Up on Your Hand Hygiene IQ?
Non-compliance with hand hygiene guidelines remains a problem in many facilities.

CDC Alcohol Rub Q&A
What do the CDC's recommendations about alcohol rubs vs. hand washing actually mean?

What Do You Know About Patient Prepping?
There is much that remains unknown about the science of prepping.

Do You Know the Keys to Safeguarding Your OR Environment?
Find out the most important way to minimize airborne bacteria.