Am J Infect Control 2000 Apr;28(2):170-80
Delta Society National Service Dog Center, Washington, DC, USA.
Am J Infect Control 2009 May 24;37(4):271-81. Epub 2009 Mar 24.
Institute of Biosecurity, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, St. Louis University, School of Public Health, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63104, USA.
Background: This report summarizes the scope and role of infection preventionists in emergency management for all types of disasters. Preventing the transmission of infectious agents during a disaster is an essential component of emergency management. Previous disasters have illustrated the need for better infection prevention and the involvement of an infection prevention professional in planning for and responding to such events. Read More
Am J Infect Control 2000 Apr;28(2):156-69
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc (APIC), is a multidisciplinary organization of more than 12,000 health care professionals who practice infection control and epidemiology within a variety of health care settings. This report reviews issues the infection control professional should consider related to construction and renovation projects in health care facilities. Preventing transmission of infectious agents to vulnerable patient populations, health care workers, and visitors remains an important component of infection control programs. Read More