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HICPAC/SHEA–conflicting guidelines: what is the standard of care?

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Jackson M, Jarvis WR, Scheckler WE

Am J Infect Control 2004 Dec;32(8):504-11

PMID: 15573060

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The state of the science of health care epidemiology, infection control, and patient safety, 2004

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Being aware and implementing the latest and best scientific evidence in infection control and health care epidemiology is critical to enhancing patient outcomes. In this review, the latest published scientific data in health care epidemiology and patient safety were reviewed for the period May 2003-May 2004.… Read more

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Comparison of routine glove use and contact-isolation precautions to prevent transmission of multidrug-resistant bacteria in a long-term care facility

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OBJECTIVES: To compare routine glove use by healthcare workers for all residents, without use of contact-isolation precautions, with contact-isolation precautions for the care of residents who had vancomycin-resistant enterococci or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from a clinical culture.

DESIGN: Random allocation of two similar sections of the skilled-care unit to one of the infection-control strategies during an 18-month study period.… Read more