Vol VI No 1 – January-February 2002

An Easy Method to Disinfect Patient Privacy Curtains

Regulatory/Legislative

ALERT, ALERT! OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Regulation Revision Effective January 1

Question of the Month

Fish Tanks in Hospitals

News and Announcements

 

Vol VI No 2 – March-April 2002

Contamination on Packaged Disposable Items Stored in Rooms of Patients on Contact Precautions

Chlorine Dioxide Disinfection System for Water

Dr. Engel Named NC Communicable Disease Branch Head

Question of the Month

Artificial Fingernails and Extenders – HICPAC Restrictions

News and Announcements

 

Vol VI No 3 – May-June 2002

Comparative Efficacy of Hand Hygiene Products in the Reduction of Bacteria and Viruses from the Hands

Regulatory/Legislative

Proposed Changes to NC Health Rules

Question of the Month

Management of Hepatitis B Vaccination Failures

News and Announcements

 

Vol VI No 4 – July-August 2002

AORN Opposed to Home-Laundered Surgical Scrubs

Regulatory/Legislative

OSHA Targets Nursing Facilities

Question of the Month

Removal of Contaminated Needles from Blood Tube Holders/Phlebotomy Devices Prohibited

News and Announcements

 

Vol VI No 5 – September-October 2002

Answers to Questions about Smallpox Vaccine Administration for Hospitals

Regulatory/Legislative

What Happened to the Amended NC Sanitation Rules?

Question of the Month

Probe Use in Surgical Procedures

News and Announcements

 

Vol VI No 6 – November-December 2002

Chemical Terrorism Agents Wall Chart

Regulatory/Legislative

New Communicable Disease Report Card

Question of the Month

New DOT Rules on Packaging of Suction Canisters

News and Announcements