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Infection Control

Hand washing more common in public restrooms than in hospitals

WASHINGTON — People who use public restrooms are more likely to wash their hands than physicians in America''s hospitals.
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Educational 'handouts' available during International Clean Hands Week

WASHINGTON — The American Cleaning Institute highlights online materials for parents, educators and health professionals at cleaninginstitute.org.
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Survey reports patients worry about hospital-acquired infections

PETERBOROUGH, CANADA — Nearly one-third of Americans say they have experienced or know someone that has contracted a hospital acquired infection.
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Solving The Disinfecting Conundrum

CM/Spotlight: Outbreak Control
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CM/Spotlight: Infection control — Is this the right thing to do?

Over a year ago, an article appeared in the October 30, 2007 New York Times under the heading, "Germ Fighters May Lead to Hardier Germs." According to the article: "Today,
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Cleaning in the future, today

This month is our special CM/Spotlight: Infection control issue. Although the spotlight issues have been prevalent in CMM''s editorial coverage for years, infection control is a topic that is relatively
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Competing Against Infection

CM/Spotlight: Outbreak Control
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Hot Spot Cleaning For Safer Environments

Increasing quantitative evidence points to the conclusion that children are more susceptible to infection by microbial pathogens picked up from their environments than older persons exposed to the same pathogens.
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Science-based steps of the cleaning process: Part Two

Published with permission by the Cleaning Industry Research Institute© 2008. This is part two in a series on the "Science-based steps of the cleaning process." Each step contains scientific concepts
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Science-based Steps Of The Cleaning Process: Part Four

Published with permission by the Cleaning Industry Research Institute© 2008
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