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CJIC - The Canadian Journal of Infection Control
WINTER 2017 ISSUE
  • Comparative study on the efficacy of disinfectants against bacterial contamination caused by biofilm
  • A double-blinded randomized controlled trial of incise-drapes in spine surgery: A feasibility study
  • Antimicrobial stewardship with once-weekly follow-up reduced carbapenem prescriptions in an acute care hospital
  • Microbial contamination on cell phones used by undergraduate students
  • Expanding central line care bundle to address line manipulations
  • How much do beds and mattresses sleep around? Automated measurement of bed frame and mattress movement in an acute care hospital
  • Can the use of assistive technology and interactive therapeutic robots in nursing homes contribute to the spread of infectious disease?

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Comparative study on the efficacy of disinfectants against bacterial contamination caused by biofilm

Marchand P., Desrosiers D., Côté A., Touchette M., Mamouret N.
Centre de recherche Groupe Sani Marc, 42 rue de l’Artisan, Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada

Corresponding author:
Patrick Marchand, Sani Marc Group, 42 rue de l’Artisan, Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada G6P 7E3
patrick.marchand@sanimarc.com

A double-blinded randomized controlled trial of incise-drapes in spine surgery: A feasibility study

Vu Le, MD, FRCSC;1 Darren M. Roffey, PhD;2 Stephen P. Kingwell, MD, FRCSC;3 Philippe Phan, PhD, MD, FRCSC;3 Paul Macpherson, PhD, MD, FRCPC;4 Marc Desjardins, PhD, D(ABMM), FCCM;5 Eugene K. Wai, MD, FRCSC2,3
1    Department of Orthopaedics, University of British Columbia, Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
2    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Antimicrobial stewardship with once-weekly follow-up reduced carbapenem prescriptions in an acute care hospital

Satoru Mitsuboshi, B. Pharm1*
Email: ccrtyo34057@gmail.com
Hitoshi Yamada, B. Pharm1
Email: hitosiyama1104@gmail.com
Kazuhiko Nagai, B. Pharm1
Email: nagai_k@niigata-min.or.jp
Tomohisa Saito, MD2
Email: saitou_t@niigata-min.or.jp

Microbial contamination on cell phones used by undergraduate students

N. E. Martínez-Gonzáles,a* F. Solorzano-Ibarra,a E. Cabrera- Díaz,b P. Gutiérrez-González,a L. Martínez-Chávez,a
J. A. Pérez-Montaño,a and C. Martínez-Cárdenasa
a    Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Exactas e Ingenierías, Departamentos de Farmacobiología y Matemáticas, Marcelino García Barragán 1451, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México 44430
b    Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Biológicas y Agropecuarias, Departamento de Salud Pública, Camino Ramón Padilla Sánchez 2100, Zapopan, Jalisco, México 45200

Expanding central line care bundle to address line manipulations

Heena Sheth;1 Andrew Trifan;2 Kristian Feterik;2 Franziska Jovin2
1    Department of Medicine University of Pittsburgh
2    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

How much do beds and mattresses sleep around? Automated measurement of bed frame and mattress movement in an acute care hospital

Colin D Furness,1,2 Jocelyn A Srigley,3,4 Michael Gardam5,6
   Faculty of Information, University of Toronto;
2    Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto;
3    BC Children’s & Women’s Hospitals, Vancouver;
4    University of British Columbia, Vancouver;
5    University Health Network, Toronto;
6    Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

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