Home Care and Hospice Resources


Home Care and Hospice Resources

The following journal articles, books, and other publications address the topic of infection prevention and control in home care and hospice. Please note, this is not a complete list of applicable references.

  1. Bakunas-Kenneley, I., & Madigan, E. (2009). Infection prevention and control in home health care: The nurse's bag. American Journal of Infection Control, 37(8), 687-688. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2009.03.004

  2. Brouillette, N., Quinn, M., Kriebel, D., Kriebel, D., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., …Davis, L. (2017). Risk of sharps injuries among home care aides: Results of the Safe Home Care survey. American Journal of Infection Control, 45(4), 377-383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.11.018

  3. Caroff, D., Norris, A., Keller, S., Vinnard, C. Zeitler, K., Lukaszewicz, J., Zborowski, K., Linkin, D. (2014). Catheter salvage in home infusion patients with central line–associated bloodstream infection. American Journal of Infection Control, 42(12), 1331 - 1333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.08.015

  4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. (2008). APIC – HICPAC Surveillance Definitions for Home Health Care and Home Hospice Infections. http://www.apic.org/Resource_/TinyMceFileManager/Practice_Guidance/HH-Surv-Def.pdf

  5. Gershon, R., Pearson, J., Sherman, M., Samar, S., Canton, A., & Stone, P. (2009). The prevalence and risk factors for percutaneous injuries in registered nurses in the home health care sector. American Journal of Infection Control, 37(7), 525-533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2008.10.022

  6. Goodyear, N., Markkanen, P., Beato-Melendez, C., Mohamed, H., Gore, R., Galligan, C., Sama, S., & Quinn, M. (2018). Cleaning and disinfection in home care: A comparison of 2 commercial products with potentially different consequences for respiratory health. American Journal of Infection Control, 46(4), 410-416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.09.033

  7. Gorski, L. (2018). Phillips's Manual of I.V. Therapeutics: Evidence-Based Practice for Infusion Therapy. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis Company. https://www.fadavis.com/product/pharmacology-medications-manual-IV-therapeutics-evidence-based-practice-phillips-7

  8. Gorski, L. (2017). Fast Facts for Nurses About Home Infusion Therapy. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. https://www.springerpub.com/fast-facts-for-nurses-about-home-infusion-therapy-9780826160058.html

  9. Keller, S., Cosgrove, S., Kohut, M., Krosche, A., Chang, H., Williams, D., & Gurses, A. (2018). Hazards from physical attributes of the home environment among patients on outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy. American Journal of Infection Control, 47 (4), 425-430. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.09.020

  10. Keller, S., Williams, D., Rock, C., Deol, S., Trexler, P., & Cosgrove, S. (2018). A new frontier: Central line–associated bloodstream infection surveillance in home infusion therapy. American Journal of Infection Control, 46(12), 1419-1421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.05.016

  11. Marrelli, T. (2018). The Handbook of Home Health Standards: Quality, Documentation and Reimbursement. Venice, FL: Marrelli & Associates, Inc. https://marrelli.com/product/the-handbook-of-home-health-standards-quality-documentation-and-reimbursement/

  12. Marrelli, T. (2017). Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook Quality, Compliance, and Reimbursement. Venice, FL: Marrelli & Associates, Inc. https://marrelli.com/product/hospice-and-palliative-care-handbook-quality-compliance-and-reimbursement/

  13. McGoldrick, M. (2019). Home Care Infection Prevention and Control Program, 14th ed. Naples, FL: Home Health Systems. http://homecareandhospice.com/home-care-infection-prevention-and-control-program.php

  14. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (June 30, 2015). Compliance Directive. Enforcement Procedures and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis. (CPL 02-02-078). https://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/Directive_pdf/CPL_02-02-078.pdf

  15. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (June 8, 2011). 1910.134 - Respiratory Protection. https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1910/1910.134

  16. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (2001). Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogen. https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/enforcement/directives/CPL_02-02-069.pdf

  17. Occupational Health and Safety Administration. (2001). Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens; Needlestick and Other Sharps Injuries; Final Rule. 29 CFR Part 1910. https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_id=16265&p_table=FEDERAL_REGISTER

  18. Occupational Health and Safety Administration. (Nov. 6, 2000). Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens; Final Rule 29 CFR Part 1910.1030, Effective March 6, 1992, and the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act of 2000, Pub. L. No. 106-430, 114 Stat. 1901. https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/laws-regs/federalregister/2012-04-03.pdf

  19. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (1991). 29 CFR Part 1910.1030, Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens; Final Rule, Federal Register, 56(235). 64003–64282. https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_id=10051&p_table=STANDARDS

  20. Osakwe, Z.T., Larson, E., & Shang, J. (2019). Urinary tract infection-related hospitalization among older adults receiving home health care. American Journal of Infection Control, 47(7), 786-792.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.12.012

  21. Pogorzelska-Maziarz, M., & Kalp, E. (2017). Infection prevention outside of the acute care setting: Results from the MegaSurvey of infection preventionists. American Journal of Infection Control, 45(6), 597-602.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.03.020

  22. Rhinehart, E., McGoldrick, M. (2006). Infection Control in Home Care and Hospice. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. http://homecareandhospice.com/infection-control-in-home-care-and-hospice.php

  23. Russell, D., Dowding, D., McDonald, M., Adams, V., Rosati, R., Larson, E., & Shang, J. (2018). Factors for compliance with infection control practices in home healthcare: findings from a survey of nurses' knowledge and attitudes toward infection control. American Journal of Infection Control, 46(11), 1211-1217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.05.005

  24. Shang, J., Dick, A., Larson, E., & Stone, P. (2018). A research agenda for infection prevention in home healthcare. American Journal of Infection Control, 46(9), 1071-1073. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.03.010

  25. Shang, J., Larson, E., Liu, J., & Stone, P. (2015). Infection in home health care: Results from national Outcome and Assessment Information Set data. American Journal of Infection Control, 43(5), 454-459. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.12.017

  26. Shang, J., Ma, C., Poghosyan, L., Dowding, D., & Stone, P. (2014). The prevalence of infections and patient risk factors in home health care: A systematic review. American Journal of Infection Control, 42(5), 479-484. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2013.12.018