Infection Control Today

SEP 2018

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4 ICT September 2018 COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS 6 Editor's Letter Video Recordings Reveal Poor Communication Between Nurses and Physicians By Kelly M. Pyrek 8 SPD Dialogue Print-outs are a Vital Component of Documentation in the SPD By Nancy Chobin, RN, AAS, ACSP, CSPM, CFER 42 Product Locator 12 Environmental Cleaning: A Round-Up of Reports from the Medical Literature By Kelly M. Pyrek FEATURES 20 Industry Roundtable: Healthcare Laundry 26 Developing the Case for Implementation of Operating Room Air Decontamination Technol- ogy for Orthopedic Surgery By Russell Nassof, JD; Kathy Warye; and Maureen Spencer, MEd, RN, CIC, FAPIC 32 Unprecedented Collaboration to Eliminate Infection and Illness Caused by Contaminated Surfaces in Healthcare Environments By Matthew Hardwick, PhD; Debra Harris, PhD; Linda Lybert; and Amber Mitchell, DrPH, MPH, CPH 36 Behavior Modification is Key to Boosting Hand Hygiene Compliance, Avoiding Survey Defi- ciencies By Kelly M. Pyrek COVER STORY September 2018 | VOL. 22 | NO. 9 ICT (INFECTION CONTROL TODAY) (ISSN 1522-063X) is published monthly by Informa Exhibitions LLC, 2020 N. Central Ave, Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85004; (480) 990-1101. Periodicals postage paid at Phoenix, AZ and additional offi ces. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to: ICT, PO Box 3439, Northbrook, IL 60065-3439. Volume 22, Number 9. ICT subscription rates: one-year print domestic $12 and one-year print Canada USD $115. All subscriptions are non-refundable. Prices subject to change. Free digital subscriptions available at for US, Canada and other foreign subscribers. Copyright © 2018 Informa Exhibitions LLC. All rights reserved. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any advertising or editorial material. Advertisers, and/or their agents, assume the responsibility for all content of published advertisements and assume responsibility for any claims against the publisher based on the advertisement. Editorial contributors assume responsibility for their published works and assume responsibility for any claims against the publisher based on the published work. No part of this publication September be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without permission in writing from the publisher. All items submitted to ICT become the sole property of Informa Exhibitions LLC. Editorial content September not necessarily refl ect the views of the publisher. contents 12 26 32 20

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