Journal Article
Study

Infection control assessment of ambulatory surgical centers.

Schaefer MK, Jhung M, Dahl M, et al. JAMA. 2010;303:2273-9.

This study discovered that nearly 70% of ambulatory surgical centers had at least one lapse in infection control. The most common lapses involved using a single-dose medication vial for more than one patient and failure to adhere to recommended practices for equipment handling.