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  • Tags: Occupational Exposure

Creator: Chen, Shu-Kang, Donald Vesley, Lisa M. Brosseau, and James H. Vincent.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1994-04
Description: The recent increase in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis has spawned a major controversy concerning the degree of respiratory protection needed by health care workers, particularly during sputum-inducing procedures.

Creator: Harber, Philip, Brenda Merz, and Karen Chi.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1999-05
Description: Respirators are widely used for protection against inhaled toxins. The emphasis of research and implementation effort has evolved through several stages: the respirator device itself, use situation, respirator program factors under employer control,…

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Creator: Lenhart, Steven W., Teresa Seitz, Douglas Trout, and Nancy Bollinger.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-03-01
Description: The goal of occupational health practice is to protect the health of workers by preventing diseases and injuries from occurring.

Creator: Annalee Yassi, Elizabeth Bryce, David R. Moore, Robert V. Janssen, Ray Copes, Karen H. Bartlett, Mark Fitzgerald, Mark Gilbert, Philip Lloyd Bigelow, Quinn Danyluk, Bruce Gamage, Chun-Yip Hon, Tom Perry, Sharon Saunders, Laurence Svirchev, and Ron J.…
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-04-30
Description: Research on protecting the faces of health care workers. The report, funded by the Change Foundation in Ontario, identifies several priorities that require further attention to ensure the safety of healthcare workers and how best to implement the…

Creator: Rengasamy, Appavoo, Ziqing Zhuang, and Roland BerryAnn.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-10
Description: Research on respiratory protection against biologic agents is important to address major concerns such as occupational safety and terrorist attack.

PDF of the article: Virus Transfer from Personal Protective Equipment to Healthcare Employees’ Skin and Clothing
Creator: Lisa Casanova, Edie Alfano-Sobsey, William A. Rutala, David J. Weber, and Mark Sobsey.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2008-08
Description: We evaluated a personal protective equipment removal protocol designed to minimize wearer contamination with pathogens.

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Creator: Loeb, Mark, Nancy Dafoe, James Mahony, Michael John, Alicia Sarabia, Verne Glavin, Richard Webby, Marek Smieja, David J. D. Earn, Sylvia Chong, Ashley Webb, and Stephen D. Walter.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-11-04
Description: Data about the effectiveness of the surgical mask compared with the N95 respirator for protecting health care workers against influenza are sparse.

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Creator: Eames, I., J. W. Tang, Y. Li, and P. Wilson.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-12-06
Description: Hospital-acquired infection (HAI) is an important public health issue with unacceptable levels of morbidity and mortality, over the last 5 years.

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Creator: Lindsley, William G., Francoise M. Blachere, Kristina A. Davis, Terri A. Pearce, Melanie A. Fisher, Rashida Khakoo, Stephen M. Davis, Mark E. Rogers, Robert E. Thewlis, Jose A. Posada, John B. Redrow, Ismail B. Celik, Bean T. Chen, and Donald H.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-03-01
Description: Considerable controversy exists with regard to whether influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are spread by the inhalation of infectious airborne particles and about the importance of this route, compared with droplet or contact…

Creator: Roberge, Raymond J., Emily Bayer, Jeffrey B. Powell, Aitor Coca, Marc R. Roberge, and Stacey M. Benson.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-08
Description: This study evaluated the effect of exhaled moisture on the breathing resistance of three classes of filtering facepiece respirators (FFR) following 4 h of continuous wear at a breathing volume of 40 l min(-1), utilizing an automated breathing and…