The guys are joined by Nick Brauer to discuss cleaning and disinfecting your lab and everything in it. COVID19 is very much a concern for everyone involved in healthcare right now but the information contained in this episode will remain relevant long after the current pandemic has slowed.
All of the items referenced in this episode will be added to this list as well as any other useful resources that are sent our way so please check back often and feel free to contribute.
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Resources and links: (PDF guide still to come!)
CDC. (2020, February 11). Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cleaning-disinfection.html
Rutala, W. A., & Weber, D. J. (2016). Disinfection and Sterilization in Health Care Facilities. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, 30(3), 609–637. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idc.2016.04.002
US EPA, O. (2020, March 13). List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2. US EPA. https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/list-n-disinfectants-use-against-sars-cov-2
Laerdal Medical. (2020, March 16). Laerdal Help Center. Laerdal Medical. https://laerdal.force.com/HelpCenter/s/article/Hygiene-and-cleaning-procedures-for-CPR-manikins
Viswanath, A., & Monga, P. (2020). Working through the COVID-19 outbreak: Rapid review and recommendations for MSK and allied heath personnel. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcot.2020.03.014
Mathur, P. (2011). Hand hygiene: Back to the basics of infection control. The Indian Journal of Medical Research, 134(5), 611. https://doi.org/10.4103/0971-5916.90985
Messina, G., Fattorini, M., Nante, N., Rosadini, D., Serafini, A., Tani, M., & Cevenini, G. (2016). Time Effectiveness of Ultraviolet C Light (UVC) Emitted by Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) in Reducing Stethoscope Contamination. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(10), 940. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13100940
Guridi, A., Sevillano, E., de la Fuente, I., Mateo, E., Eraso, E., & Quindós, G. (2019). Disinfectant Activity of A Portable Ultraviolet C Equipment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(23), 4747. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16234747
Maverakis, E., Miyamura, Y., Bowen, M. P., Correa, G., Ono, Y., & Goodarzi, H. (2010). Light, including ultraviolet. Journal of Autoimmunity, 34(3), J247–J257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaut.2009.11.011
For this guide we started with the information we gathered in researching for the episode and went several steps further. The first page is the reference guide with hyperlinks to the research. The second page is just the citations. Our goal was to give you the tools necessary to keep you and your students safe. As always, please give feedback, and SHARE it!