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Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Ronald McDonald Houses: A Needs Assessment

  • Judith A. Guzman-Cottrill (a1), Kristina A. Bryant (a2), Danielle M. Zerr (a3), Alan A. Harris (a4), Erin Rose Alexander (a1), Zak Boone (a5) and Jane D. Siegel (a6)...


We surveyed Ronald McDonald Houses (RMHs) to assess infection prevention and control (IPC) practices. A diverse patient population is served by RMH. Most sites have locally written IPC guidelines, and consultation resources vary, increasing the potential for inconsistent IPC practices. RMH would benefit from a standardized IPC guideline.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012;33(3):299-301


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Division of Infectious Diseases, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 (


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