Additional Resources

Clinical Information Systems

Shortliffe, E.H., et al., eds. (2001). Medical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine. New York: Springer. Chapters 9,10, and 12 discuss computer-based patient record systems.

Infection Control Journals

American Journal of Infection Control Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, CDC

Guidelines and Standards

Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), including Meeting JCAHO's Infection Control Requirements (2004)

Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) American Hospital Association (AHA). Position papers and guidelines.

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Guidelines on infection control


Association for Professionals in Infection. (2002). APIC Handbook of Infection Control, 3rd ed. Washington, DC: Association for Professionals in Infection.

Association for Professionals in Infection. (2005). APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology. Washington, DC:Association for Professionals in Infection.

Bennett, J. and Brachman, P., eds. (1998). Hospital Infections. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers. A textbook on hospital epidemiology.

Mandell, G.L., Bennett, J.E., and Dolin, R. (2003). 2003 Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 26th ed. American Academy of Pediatrics.

Wenzel, R.P. ed. (2002). Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infections, 4th ed. New York: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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