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"To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine."

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"One person can make a difference & everyone should try"

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Utilizing the Surgical “Time-out” and Hand-off Protocols to Deter High-Risk Needlesticks

Katsevman, G.V. et al. Journal of Hospital InfectionPublished online: November 3 2016

About 35.7 million healthcare workers face sustaining a needlestick injury worldwide and an estimated 384,000 percutaneous injuries occur annually in United States hospitals alone.1,2 Although needlestick injuries continue to pose a major occupational hazard for healthcare workers, underreporting and a “culture of silence” persist.3 Few papers suggest solutions.

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Effects of an Intervention on Hand Hygiene Compliance in a Radiography Unit

O’Donoghue, M. et al. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control. Published online: 19 October 2016

Background: Whilst numerous studies have investigated nurses’ compliance with hand hygiene and use of alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR), limited attention has been paid to these issues in allied health staff.

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"In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men"

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"The simple act of caring is heroic."

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Promoting health workers’ ownership of infection prevention and control: using Normalisation Process Theory as an interpretive framework

Gould, D.J. et al. Journal of Hospital Infection. Published online: October 13 2016

Background: All health workers should take responsibility for infection prevention and control (IPC).

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