Infection Control

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Jan 21, 2017
Management of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections Federal Bureau of Prisons Clinical Practice Guidelines April 2012

http://www.bop.gov/resources/pdfs/mrsa.pdf

The BOP Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Methicillin -Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections provide recommendations for the prevention, treatment, and containment of MRSA infections within federal correctional facilities.

Source: BOP

Dec 01, 2013
Man agement of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections Federal Bureau of Prisons Clinical Practice Guidelines April 2012 (PDF)

http://www.bop.gov/resources/pdfs/mrsa.pdf

The BOP Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Methicillin - Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections provide recommendations for the prevention, treatment, and containment of MRSA infections within federal correctional facilities.

Source: BOP

Jan 01, 2013
NIOSH Fact Sheet: Managers - Protect Correctional Staff from MRSA

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2013-120/?s_cid=3ni7d2fb0012320130100pm

This fact sheet provides information for managers in correctional settings (including wardens, administrators, risk managers, and supervisors) on how to prevent the spread of MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus).

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2011
NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Correctional Health Care Workers

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/correctionalhcw/?s_cid=3ni7d2fb102520110900am

All healthcare workers are at risk of on-the-job exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). But health care workers in correctional facilities face additional challenges.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2006
MRSA Staph Infection in the Correctional Facility Fact Sheet

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/workplace-health-and-safety/fact-sheets/methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus-mrsa-in-the-correctional-facility

New Health and Safety Fact Sheet provided by AFSCME Corrections United.

Source: AFSCME

Feb 01, 2006
MRSA Staph Infection in the Correctional Facility Fact Sheet

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/workplace-health-and-safety/fact-sheets/methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus-mrsa-in-the-correctional-facility

Health and Safety Fact Sheet provided by AFSCME Corrections United.

Source: AFSCME

May 01, 2005
Infection Control in the Correctional Setting

http://www.thebody.com/hepp/julaug04/infection_control.html?m59t

The crowded conditions that exist in many of the world's jails and prisons create an ideal environment for the transmission of contagious diseases. All correctional facilities should have an infection control program. This report discusses aspects of infection control programs and available resources.

Source: HEPP