Ruth M Carrico

Summary

Affiliation: University of Louisville
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Monitoring of health care personnel employee and occupational health immunization program practices in the United States
    Ruth M Carrico
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Louisville, KY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:66-8. 2014
  2. pmc Knowledge sharing among healthcare infection preventionists: the impact of public health professionals in a rural state
    Timothy Wiemken
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:387. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Health care personnel immunization programs: an assessment of knowledge and practice among infection preventionists in US health care facilities
    Ruth M Carrico
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:581-4. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A process for analysis of sentinel events due to health care-associated infection
    Ruth Carrico
    School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:501-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Infection prevention and control competencies for hospital-based health care personnel
    Ruth M Carrico
    School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:691-701. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint A single genotype of Acinetobacter baumannii expresses multiple antibiotic susceptibility phenotypes
    Timothy L Wiemken
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:556-8. 2014
  7. doi request reprint The value of ready-to-use disinfectant wipes: compliance, employee time, and costs
    Timothy L Wiemken
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:329-30. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting quality of oral care in intensive care units
    L Allen Furr
    Department of Sociology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Adv Nurs 48:454-62. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Survey of oral care practices in US intensive care units
    Catherine Binkley
    Departments of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville Health Care, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:161-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of the polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine for the prevention of hospitalizations due to Streptococcus pneumoniae community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly differs between the sexes: results from the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organi
    Timothy L Wiemken
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Louisville, KY, United States University of Louisville Clinical and Translational Research Support Unit, Louisville, KY, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:2198-203. 2014

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Monitoring of health care personnel employee and occupational health immunization program practices in the United States
    Ruth M Carrico
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Louisville, KY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:66-8. 2014
    ..Identifying existing practice gaps and resultant opportunities for improvements may be an important safety initiative that protects patients and health care personnel. ..
  2. pmc Knowledge sharing among healthcare infection preventionists: the impact of public health professionals in a rural state
    Timothy Wiemken
    University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:387. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the importance of public health involvement on the knowledge-sharing network of IPs in a rural state...
  3. ncbi request reprint Health care personnel immunization programs: an assessment of knowledge and practice among infection preventionists in US health care facilities
    Ruth M Carrico
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Infect Control 41:581-4. 2013
    ..This project aimed to evaluate current practices in US health care facilities concerning health care personnel immunization programs...
  4. ncbi request reprint A process for analysis of sentinel events due to health care-associated infection
    Ruth Carrico
    School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:501-7. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Infection prevention and control competencies for hospital-based health care personnel
    Ruth M Carrico
    School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:691-701. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A single genotype of Acinetobacter baumannii expresses multiple antibiotic susceptibility phenotypes
    Timothy L Wiemken
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:556-8. 2014
    ..Although all isolates were of the same genotype, 79% were predicted to be different based on susceptibility patterns. The antibiotic susceptibility phenotype does not accurately predict the genotype of A baumannii...
  7. doi request reprint The value of ready-to-use disinfectant wipes: compliance, employee time, and costs
    Timothy L Wiemken
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:329-30. 2014
    ..Facilities should consider these products when making environmental services product selections. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting quality of oral care in intensive care units
    L Allen Furr
    Department of Sociology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Adv Nurs 48:454-62. 2004
    ..This paper presents a study to assess to nurses' attitudes and practices concerning oral care and to determine predictors of the quality of oral care in intensive care units...
  9. ncbi request reprint Survey of oral care practices in US intensive care units
    Catherine Binkley
    Departments of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville Health Care, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Am J Infect Control 32:161-9. 2004
    ..This survey research was undertaken to determine the type and frequency of oral care in intensive care units (ICUs) in the United States and the attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge of health care workers...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of the polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine for the prevention of hospitalizations due to Streptococcus pneumoniae community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly differs between the sexes: results from the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organi
    Timothy L Wiemken
    University of Louisville School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Louisville, KY, United States University of Louisville Clinical and Translational Research Support Unit, Louisville, KY, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:2198-203. 2014
    ..In this study, we define the effectiveness of prior PPV23 vaccination for the prevention of hospitalizations due to SpCAP, and evaluate the impact of sex on this effectiveness...
  11. doi request reprint The role of infection prevention conferences to build and maintain knowledge-sharing networks: a longitudinal evaluation
    Timothy L Wiemken
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 42:209-11. 2014
    ..We found that the meeting did not alter the KSNs of infection preventionists. Current meeting structures should be re-evaluated with a goal to improve KSNs. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Tobacco cessation treatment education for dental students using standardized patients
    Jacqueline A Singleton
    Dr Singleton is Associate Professor, Department of Oral Health and Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville Dr Carrico is Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Louisville Dr Myers is Associate Professor, Child Health Services Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville Dr Scott is Associate Professor, Oral Health and Systemic Disease, Department of Oral Health and Rehabilitation, University of Louisville Dr Wilson is Chairperson and Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville and Ms Worth is Professional Education and Training Manager, Kentucky Cancer Program, University of Louisville
    J Dent Educ 78:895-905. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that using SPs is a valuable educational method to promote the provision of TCT by dental students and graduates. ..
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of the knowledge-sharing social network of hospital-based infection preventionists in Kentucky
    Timothy L Wiemken
    Division of Infections Diseases, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Am J Infect Control 40:440-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge-sharing networks of hospital-based IPs in Kentucky...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changing health care worker behavior in relation to respiratory disease transmission with a novel training approach that uses biosimulation
    Ruth M Carrico
    School of Public Health and Information Sciences, Department of Health Knowledge and Cognitive Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:14-9. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Infection control in today's healthcare environment
    Ruth Carrico
    University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
    Ky Nurse 50:8-9. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance: a primer for the infusion specialist
    Ruth M Carrico
    Infection Control and Infusion Services, University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
    J Infus Nurs 28:183-7. 2005
    ..Armed with this knowledge, the infusion specialist can play an important role in the infection control and antimicrobial management processes that are essential in current healthcare settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multidrug resistant organisms--VRE and MRSA: practical home care tips
    Ruth M Carrico
    Infection Control Department, University of Louisville HealthCare, 530 S Jackson Street, University Hospital, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 20:23-8; quiz 28-9. 2002
  18. doi request reprint Building the infection prevention system of tomorrow: proceedings of the 2007 APIC Futures Summit
    Denise Murphy
    Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:232-40. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint Hospital infectious disease emergency preparedness: a survey of infection control professionals
    Terri Rebmann
    Institute of Biosecurity, Saint Louis University, School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Am J Infect Control 35:25-32. 2007
    ..Hospital preparedness for infectious disease emergencies is imperative for local, regional, and national response planning...