Infection Control in the Outpatient Setting

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases. Infection prevention and control in pediatric ambulatory settings. Pediatrics. 2007 Sep;120(3):650-65. Access full-text online.   

Canadian Committee on Antibiotic Resistance. Infection Prevention and Control Best Practices for Long Term Care, Home and Community Care including Health Care Offices and Ambulatory Clinics. June 2007. Access full-text online.   

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Infection control in the physician’s office 2004. Access full-text online

Committee on Infectious Diseases and Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine. Infection Control in Physicians' Offices. Pediatrics 2000;105;1361. Access full-text online.   

Fine, M. Professional Responsibilities for Treatment of Patients with Ebola:Can a Healthcare Provider Refuse To Treat a Patient with Ebola? Rhode Island Medical Journal. October 2014. pages 63.64. Access full-text online

Friedman C, et al. Requirements for infrastructure and essential activities of infection control and epidemiology in out-of-hospital settings: a consensus panel report. Association for Professionals  in Infection Control and Epidemiology and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999 Oct;20(10):695-705. Access full-text online 

Infection Prevention and Control in Pediatric Ambulatory Settings. Pediatrics. 2007;120(3):650–665. Reaffirmed August 2010. Access full-text online  

Johnson et al. Infection Control In Physicians’ Offices. Can Fam Physician. Dec 1990; 36: 2232-2234, 2236, 2238. Access full-text online

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases and Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. Guide to Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings: Minimum Expectations for Safe Care. Access full-text online 

Ng J. A pragmatic approach to infection prevention and control guidelines in an ambulatory care setting. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Jun;42(6):671-3.

Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee. Routine Practices and Additional Precautions in All Health Care Settings. 3rd edition. Toronto, ON: Queen’s Printer for Ontario; November 2012. Access full-text online

Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC).  Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Office Practice. June 2013. Access full-text online

Schaefer MK Infection control assessment of ambulatory surgical centers. JAMA. 2010 Jun 9;303(22):2273-9.

Siegal, JD. HICPAC. 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings. Access full-text online

Wilhelm, M. Briggs and Morgan. What Should Employers Know About Ebola? October 6, 2014. Access full-text online

William C.W. et al. How to provide an effective primary health care in fighting against severe acute respiratory syndrome: The experiences of two cities. American Journal of Infection Control. 2007. Vol. 35Issue 1p50–55. Access full-text online 

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