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Infection Control

Summary

Every year, lives are lost because of the spread of infections in hospitals. Health care workers can take steps to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. These steps are part of infection control.

Proper hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of infections in hospitals. If you are a patient, don't be afraid to remind friends, family and health care providers to wash their hands before getting close to you.

Other steps health care workers can take include

  • Covering coughs and sneezes
  • Staying up-to-date with immunizations
  • Using gloves, masks and protective clothing
  • Making tissues and hand cleaners available
  • Following hospital guidelines when dealing with blood or contaminated items

Start Here

  • (Infectious Diseases Society of America)
  • Infographic (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) - PDF
  • (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • (National Patient Safety Foundation)

Prevention and Risk Factors

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  • (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)

Related Issues

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  • (World Health Organization) - PDF
  • (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology)
  • (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
  • (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • (Infectious Diseases Society of America)
  • (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)

Specifics

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  • (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF
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Videos and Tutorials

  • Video (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Statistics and Research

  • (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Clinical Trials

  • From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)
  • From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)

Journal Articles References and abstracts from MEDLINE/PubMed (National Library of Medicine)

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