Dialysis patients have an increased risk for getting infections. A set of free, downloadable PDFs are available for medical professionals to use to help reduce healthcare-based infections.

The tool library is organized by different situations and settings one encounters in the healthcare setting. Each PDF is populated with a checklist of yes/no questions and observation boxes to ensure proper procedures are followed and monitored in each situation. The tools are designed to serve as a quick reference for infection prevention deficiencies and allow corrective action to promptly be taken to better protect patients.

The tools were developed by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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