Michele L Pearson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health-care personnel: recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Michele L Pearson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 55:1-16. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Guidance on public reporting of healthcare-associated infections: recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
    Linda McKibben
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:580-7. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Assessment of health care personnel needs for training in infection control: one size does not fit all
    Megan Bush Knapp
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:757-60. 2008
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Fred C Tenover
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2052-3. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Dermatologists' perceptions and practices related to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Kristin J Brinsley-Rainisch
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:668-71. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of institutional practices for prevention of phlebotomy-associated percutaneous injuries in hospital settings
    Megan Bush Knapp
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:490-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving water quality can reduce pyrogenic reactions associated with reuse of cardiac catheters
    Rosemary E Duffy
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:955-60. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Guidance on public reporting of healthcare-associated infections: recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
    Linda McKibben
    Office of the Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Cancer for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:217-26. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Nationwide outbreak of red eye syndrome associated with transfusion of leukocyte-reduced red blood cell units
    Juan Alonso-Echanove
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1146-52. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Fifty-five years of international epidemic-assistance investigations conducted by CDC's disease detectives
    Italia V Rolle
    Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development, Center for Global Health, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E 93, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:S97-112. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health-care personnel: recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Michele L Pearson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 55:1-16. 2006
    ..HICPAC and ACIP recommend that all HCP be vaccinated annually against influenza. Facilities that employ HCP are strongly encouraged to provide vaccine to their staff by using evidence-based approaches that maximize vaccination rates...
  2. ncbi request reprint Guidance on public reporting of healthcare-associated infections: recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
    Linda McKibben
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:580-7. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Assessment of health care personnel needs for training in infection control: one size does not fit all
    Megan Bush Knapp
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:757-60. 2008
    ..These results will be used to inform topics to cover in infection control curricula for clinicians, public health professionals, and allied health personnel...
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Fred C Tenover
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2052-3. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Dermatologists' perceptions and practices related to community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Kristin J Brinsley-Rainisch
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:668-71. 2008
    ..Understanding dermatologists' perceptions and practices about CA-MRSA infections is important to guide the development of educational interventions related to the prevention and control of these infections...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of institutional practices for prevention of phlebotomy-associated percutaneous injuries in hospital settings
    Megan Bush Knapp
    Prevention and Evaluation Branch, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:490-4. 2009
    ..This study examined institutional phlebotomy practices, policies, perceptions, and culture to identify facilitators and barriers that appear to have the greatest impact in preventing injuries...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improving water quality can reduce pyrogenic reactions associated with reuse of cardiac catheters
    Rosemary E Duffy
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:955-60. 2003
    ..To report the results of our preintervention investigation and subsequent 19-month three-phase intervention study designed to reduce pyrogenic reactions among patients undergoing cardiac catheterization using reprocessed catheters...
  8. ncbi request reprint Guidance on public reporting of healthcare-associated infections: recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
    Linda McKibben
    Office of the Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Cancer for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:217-26. 2005
    ..HICPAC will update these recommendations as more research and experience become available...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nationwide outbreak of red eye syndrome associated with transfusion of leukocyte-reduced red blood cell units
    Juan Alonso-Echanove
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1146-52. 2006
    ..To characterize red eye reactions occurring within 24 hours after receipt of units of leukocyte-reduced red blood cells, determine their etiology, and investigate their potential link to transfusion...
  10. doi request reprint Fifty-five years of international epidemic-assistance investigations conducted by CDC's disease detectives
    Italia V Rolle
    Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development, Center for Global Health, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E 93, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:S97-112. 2011
    ..CDC's disease detectives will undoubtedly continue to play a critical role in global health and in responding to emerging global disease threats...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anthrax and the mail: the making of an educational video for mail workers
    Kelly L Moore
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Infect Control 31:178-80. 2003
    ..This report illustrates how an educational video can be rapidly produced to translate and disseminate public health recommendations as part of a public health emergency response...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for using smallpox vaccine in a pre-event vaccination program. Supplemental recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
    Melinda Wharton
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Center for Infectious Diseases, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 52:1-16. 2003
    ..Revised recommendations will be developed as needed...
  13. ncbi request reprint The general public's awareness, knowledge, and perceptions of "staph"--with a focus on community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Kristin J Brinsley-Rainisch
    Am J Infect Control 35:425-6. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Low frequency of fires from alcohol-based hand rub dispensers in healthcare facilities
    John M Boyce
    Department of Medicine, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:618-9. 2003
    ..None of the 798 responding facilities using ABHRs reported a dispenser-related fire; 766 facilities had accrued an estimated 1,430 hospital-years of ABHR use...
  15. doi request reprint Reprocessing and reuse of single-use medical devices used during hemodynamic procedures in Brazil: a widespread and largely overlooked problem
    Jorge M Buchdid Amarante
    Hospital Samaritano de São Paulo, Brazil
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:854-8. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:759-69. 2002
    ..Although many catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) are preventable, measures to reduce these infections are not uniformly implemented...
  17. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Infect Control 30:476-89. 2002
    ..Although many catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs) are preventable, measures to reduce these infections are not uniformly implemented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. The Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    National Institutes of Health, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e51. 2002
    ..These guidelines also identify performance indicators that can be used locally by health-care institutions or organizations to monitor their success in implementing these evidence-based recommendations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 51:1-29. 2002
    ..These guidelines also identify performance indicators that can be used locally by health-care institutions or organizations to monitor their success in implementing these evidence-based recommendations...