Preventing Unsafe Injection Practices
Safe Injection Practices are a set of recommendations within Standard Precautions, which are the foundation for preventing transmission of infections during patient care in all healthcare settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, ambulatory care, home care and hospice. The most recent guideline outlining Standard Precautions is the Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings 2007.
- Complete Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings 2007 [PDF – 3.80 MB]
- Excerpt: Safe Injection Practices to Prevent Transmission of Infections to Patients
CDC Clinical Reminders
- Page last reviewed: May 21, 2010
- Page last updated: January 3, 2012
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