Risks associated with animal-assisted intervention programs: A literature review
| Contributor(s):: Dalton, K. R., Waite, K. B., Ruble, K., Carroll, K. C., DeLone, A., Frankenfield, P., Serpell, J. A., Thorpe, R. J., Jr., Morris, D. O., Agnew, J., Rubenstein, R. C., Davis, M. F.
The benefits of animal-assisted interventions (AAI), to utilize companion animals as an adjunctive treatment modality, is well-established and a burgeoning research field. However, few studies have evaluated the potential hazards of these programs, such as the potential for therapy animals to...
Evaluation of Risk of Zoonotic Pathogen Transmission in a University-Based Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) Program
| Contributor(s):: Boyle, S. F., Corrigan, V. K., Buechner-Maxwell, V., Pierce, B. J.
The Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance: A One Health Consortium
| Contributor(s):: Mark M. Rweyemamu, Peter Mmbuji, Esron Karimuribo, Janusz Paweska, Dominic Kambarage, Luis Neves, Jean-Marie Kayembe, Aaron Mweene, Mecky Matee
Formed in 2008, the Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) is a One Health consortium of academic and research institutions involved with infectious diseases of humans and animals. Operating in partnership with world-renowned centres of research in industrialised...
Video Observation of Infection Control Practices in Veterinary Clinics and a Petting Zoo, with Emphasis on Hand Hygiene and Interventions to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance
| Contributor(s):: Maureen Anderson
This thesis is an investigation of the use of various infection control practices, including hand hygiene, in companion animal veterinary clinics and a public petting zoo. Video observation of petting zoo visitors found overall hand hygiene compliance was 58% (340/583). Improved signage with...
Animals in Healthcare Facilities: Recommendations to Minimize Potential Risks
| Contributor(s):: Murthy, Rekha, Bearman, Gonzalo, Brown, Sherrill, Bryant, Kristina, Chinn, Raymond, Hewlett, Angela, George, B. Glenn, Goldstein, Ellie J. C., Holzmann-Pazgal, Galit, Rupp, Mark E., Wiemken, Timothy, Weese, J. Scott, Weber, David J.
Safety first when dogs visit patients
| Contributor(s):: McKinney, Maureen
A veterinary perspective on the recently published guidelines for animal-assisted interventions in health-care facilities
| Contributor(s):: Lefebvre, S. L., Peregrine, A. S., Golab, G. C., Gumley, N. R., Waltner-Toews, D., Weese, J. S.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among companion and food-chain animals: impact of human contacts
| Contributor(s):: Petinaki, E., Spiliopoulou, I.
Help from our animal friends
| Contributor(s):: Connor, K., Miller, J.
Pet husbandry and infection control practices related to zoonotic disease risks in Ontario, Canada
| Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Peregrine, A. S., Sargeant, J. M., Weese, J. S.
Medical costs and other aspects of dog bites in Baltimore
| Contributor(s):: Berzon, D. R., DeHoff, J. B.
MRSA carriage in a pet therapy dog
| Contributor(s):: Enoch, D. A., Karas, J. A., Slater, J. D., Emery, M. M., Kearns, A. M., Farrington, M.
2010: Commemorating the centennial year of the death of Florence Nightingale and the International Year of the Nurse
| Contributor(s):: Harris, M. D.
Pet ownership in immunocompromised children--a review of the literature and survey of existing guidelines
| Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, S., Pizer, B.
| Contributor(s):: Miracle, V. A.
New pet visit guidelines aim to control infections
| Contributor(s):: Lisa Bryden
No llamas, reptiles or ponies allowed. Those might seem altogether sensible, if not self-evident restrictions when talking about hospitals and long-term care facilities.
Clinical issues. Service dogs in health care facilities
| Contributor(s):: Denholm, B.
Health hazards to humans associated with domestic pets
| Contributor(s):: Plaut, M., Zimmerman, E. M., Goldstein, R. A.
Perioperative nursing and animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Miller, J., Ingram, L.