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Environmental Surface Disinfection in Dialysis Facilities: Notes for Clinical Managers

This resource provide notes in a checklist format for clinical managers to utilize for environmental surface disinfection.

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Infection Prevention and Monitoring in the Dialysis Setting

This presentation outlines infection prevention best practices and tools for dialysis patients.

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Infection Control for Peritoneal Dialysis Patients - Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides helpful information about managing infection control in peritoneal dialysis patients.

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Infection and Exposure Control Audit Tool

This tool is an observation tool to help facilities monitor infection control processes.

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Infection Control Barriers Questionnaire

This observation questionnaire helps identify barriers to inflection control.

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Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) document provides guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections.

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Guide to Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings: Minimum Expectations for Safe Care

This document is a summary guide of infection prevention recommendations for outpatient (ambulatory care) settings. 

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Website

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a number of infection checklists and dialysis audit tools.

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AHRQ Safety Program for ESRD Facilities - Toolkit

The ESRD Toolkit was created to help end stage renal disease clinics prevent healthcare-associated infections in dialysis patients.

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