Organizational Policy/Guidelines

Safe injection, infusion, and medication vial practices in health care (2016).

Dolan SA; Arias KM; Felizardo G; Barnes S; Kraska S; Patrick M; Bumsted A; Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology; APIC.

Improper injection practices associated with point-of-care testing and treatment can contribute to the spread of health care–associated infections. This position paper outlines how clinicians and infection preventionists can reduce unsafe behaviors with surveillance, oversight, enforcement, individual skills development, and professional accountability.