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USP 800 Hazardous Drugs: Guidelines for Handling in Healthcare Settings

The US Pharmacopeia’s General Chapter <800> provides standards for the safe handling of Hazardous Drugs to help minimize the risk of exposure to healthcare personnel, patients and the environment.

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Know Your Exposure to Hazardous Drugs

Know the risks of exposure to Hazardous Drugs, as the risk of exposure can be severe, and the effects long-term in nature.

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ASHP Guidelines on Handling Hazardous Drugs

Guidance for the safe handling of Hazardous Drugs by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

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Glove Use Guidelines

Learn why, when and how to use medical gloves to help protect healthcare workers and patients and the importance of an overall hand hygiene program, provided by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Do’s and Don’ts for Wearing Gloves in the Healthcare Environment

Because infection prevention is everybody’s business, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has set up resources for you and your healthcare organization to learn from.

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Donning and Removal of Personal Protective Equipment

Poster showing the proper sequence for donning and removal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (English/Spanish).

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CDC Guidelines for the Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare Settings

The CDC reminds healthcare workers that PPE is available to protect the user from exposure to infectious agents in the workplace. Know what type of PPE is necessary for the duties you perform and use it correctly.

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Healthcare Worker Safety

The World Health Organization’s published guidelines for the protection of healthcare workers against blood borne infections.

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Improving Infection Prevention and Control at the Health Facility

Interim practical manual supporting implementation of the WHO Guidelines on Core Components of Infection Prevention and Control Programmes.

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Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection

A comprehensive range of evidence-based recommendations for interventions to be applied during the pre-, intra- and postoperative periods for the prevention of SSI.

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WHO Guidelines for Safe Surgery

The World Health Organization reports that surgical complications occur in 3–22% of inpatient surgical procedures. The guidelines, published in 2009, outline policies and procedures for a safe surgery program.

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