Infection control protocols: is it time to clean up our act?
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Keywords

Australia
paramedic
emergency service care
ambulance
contamination
bacteria
Staphylococcus aureus
MRSA
infection control
policy
guidelines
best practice

How to Cite

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Makiela S, Weber A, Maguire BJ, Taylor-Robinson AW. Infection control protocols: is it time to clean up our act?. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine [Internet]. 2018Aug.5 [cited 2022Jun.26];15(3). Available from: https://ajp.paramedics.org/index.php/ajp/article/view/624

Abstract

While paramedics in Australia respond to many call-outs daily, little is known of the risks of infectious disease transmission that may arise from contamination of vehicles, equipment, personnel and/or patients. We examine what is currently known of the current risks in Australia posed by contamination of emergency service vehicles by antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms.

https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.15.3.624
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