Fire Based EMS: Finally, an EMS Infection Control Reference

04/10/2013
By Mike McEvoy EMS Editor APIC, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has developed a free, downloadable Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical Services.  Long considered the authority in infection control, APICs 14,000 member represent the leading experts in epidemiology and infection control. Their publications and guides (called Implementation Guides) have helped hospitals and healthcare institutions prevent and treat infections for many years.   Long ignored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and infection control organizations such as APIC, EMS now seems to be getting noticed as our role in transmitti...

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