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Throw Away The Script - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - February 2019

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2 2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9 D espite widespread coverage of high-profile outbreaks associat- ed with unsafe injection practices, staff members who use needles and syringes continue to place patients at potential risk of bloodborne infection by violating basic infection control prac- 6 Unsafe Injection Practices Caught in the Act Follow the basics of infection control and aseptic technique. Infection Prevention Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC • INJECTION SAFETY Is your staff violating basic infection control practices associated with the use of needle and syringe — like not wearing gloves? Jason Meehan

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