Healthcare-Associated Infections GUIDELINES Pocket Guide

A Compendium of Prevention Recommendations

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Infectious Diseases Society of America

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

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The digital version of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections GUIDELINES Pocket Guide contains all the same great information found in the pocket guide, and can be accessed on mobile devices and online:

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The Healthcare-Associated Infections: Prevention GUIDELINES Pocket Guide is based on the latest guidelines of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and was developed in collaboration with IDSA, SHEA, the American Hospital Association, and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.  This practical quick-reference tool, which has The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, contains recommendations to prevent the 4 most common healthcare-associated infections and contain the 2 most important pathogens.


  • Spiral Bound
  • 30 pages
  • 80# Diamond Silk Cover with Satin Aqueous Coating
  • 4.5″ x 7.25″
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Prevention of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)
  • Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)
  • Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) 
  • Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (SSI)
  • Prevention of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Transmission 
  • Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA's purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases.

SHEA is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of healthcare epidemiology and preventing and controlling morbidity, mortality, and the cost of care linked to healthcare-associated infections. The society partners with epidemiologists, infectious disease practitioners, basic scientists, public health specialists, consumers, policymakers, and others, to achieve better healthcare outcomes.

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