Month: November 2017

Benedict Devereaux 1, Rajvinder Singh 1, Di Jones 2 Robyn Brown 2, Eugene Athan 3, Sue Greig 4 1 GESA 2 GENCA 3 ASID 4 ACICP   Since the 2010 publication of GESA’s Infection Control in Endoscopy Guidelines, there have...
  • November 18, 2017
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Dr Lisa Hall1, Ms Sally Havers2 1Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 2Hand Hygiene Australia, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia   A key role of the infection control professional is to implement new guidelines or evidence into practice. When...
  • November 12, 2017
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Professor Lyn Gilbert1 1Westmead Institute for Medical Research and Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney   IPC programs share, with other preventive/public health programs, the problem that the more effective they are, the less visible they are and the more...
  • November 8, 2017
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Susan Huang MD MPH 1 1 University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases 101 The City Drive, Suite 400, ZC 4018 Orange, California 92868 USA sshuang@uci.edu     Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) continue to increase in number...
  • November 6, 2017
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Ms Louisa Sasko1 1Western Sydney University , Penrith, Australia   Background: ‘Five moments for hand hygiene’ (5MHH) is the international program for improving hand hygiene. The implementation of the 5MHH program, including educational delivery differs across international settings. Aim: To...
  • November 6, 2017
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Dr Allison Roderick1, Prof Eileen  Willis1, Dr Julie Henderson1 1Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia The study explores how Infection control is missed and seeks to understand why it is missed in relation to other nursing care. Is there a correlation...
  • November 6, 2017
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Mr Paul Simpson1 1Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia It has been well documented that contact isolation can negatively impact several dimensions of patient care. These negative impacts potentially include patients; mental well-being, satisfaction, safety and also a reduction in time spent...
  • November 6, 2017
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Lyn Gilbert1, Suyin Hor1,2, Mary Wyer1 1Westmead Institute for Medical Research and Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney 2Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney.   Video-reflexive ethnography (VRE) is a relatively new methodology, which has been used in several...
  • November 5, 2017
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