Hospital respiratory protection practices in 6 U.S. states: a public health evaluation study.

@article{Peterson2015HospitalRP,
  title={Hospital respiratory protection practices in 6 U.S. states: a public health evaluation study.},
  author={Kristina D Peterson and Debra Novak and Lindsay R. Stradtman and Dunning S. Wilson and Lance Couzens},
  journal={American journal of infection control},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={
          63-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND Lessons learned from the influenza A (H1N1) virus revealed a need to better understand hospitals' respiratory protection programmatic practice gaps. This article reports findings from a multistate assessment of hospitals' adherence to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's respiratory protection program (RPP) requirements and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's infection control guidance. METHODS Onsite surveys were conducted in 98 acute care hospitals in… CONTINUE READING

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