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Special or Theme Issue
The 13 articles in this special issue cover topics on the role of ergonomics in patient safety.
Journal Article > Government Resource
Acute Hepatitis C virus infections attributed to unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic—Nevada, 2007.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008;57:513-517.
This report further discusses the investigation of a Hepatitis C outbreak that resulted from unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic.
Allen M. Las Vegas Sun. March 2, 2008.
This article and accompanying video describe how investigators determined the root causes and source of a hepatitis outbreak in Nevada—one clinic's unsafe injection practices.
Legislation/Regulation > Pennsylvania Legislation
General Assembly of Pennsylvania. SB968 (2007).
This bill requires that Pennsylvania hospitals and nursing homes implement an internal infection control plan and report hospital-acquired infections.