Publications (recent)

Author/s Title Journal/Status Subject
Terry Grimmond Skin Preparation and Surgical Handwashing In: McK. Watts J, McDonald P, O’Brien P, Marshall V and Finlay-Jones J, (Eds). Infection in Surgery: Basic and clinical Aspects, Churchill-Livingstone, Edinburgh; 1981:38-44. Infection Control
Terry Grimmond Frequency of use and activation of safety-engineered sharps devices: a sharps container audit in five Australian capital cities Healthcare Infection Journal, 10 June 2014 Online Sharps Injury Prevention
Grimmond T, Naisoro W Sharps injury reduction: A 6-year, 3-phase study comparing use of a small patient-room sharps disposal container with a larger engineered container J Infect Prev Accepted Sharps Injury Prevention
De Sousa F, Martin D, Grimmond T Impact of a linerless, reusable, clinical wastebin system on costs, waste volumes and infection risk in an Australian acute-care hospital Healthcare Infection;19(2):76-80 Sustainability and Waste Reduction
Grimmond T The Effect of Temperature, Needle Gauge and Wall Thickness on the Force Required for Needles to Puncture Sharps Containers Journal of Clinical Engineering 2014;39(2):71-5 Sharps Injury Prevention
Grimmond T Use and activation of safety engineered sharps devices in a sample of 5 Florida healthcare facilities Submitted Sharps Injury Prevention
Grimmond T, Good L EXPO-S.T.O.P-2011: A national survey and estimate of sharps injuries and mucocutaneous blood exposures among healthcare workers in USA J Assoc Occ Hlth Prof 2013;33(4):31-36 Sharps Injury Prevention
Grimmond T Using reusable containers for hospital waste – is there an infection risk? South Afr J Epidemiol Infect 2013;28(4):197-201 Sharps Injury Prevention
Grimmond T, Reiner S Impact on Carbon Footprint: An LCA of Disposable vs Reusable Sharps Containers in a Large US Hospital Waste Management & Research 2012; 30:639-642 Sustainability and Waste Reduction
Grimmond T, Bylund S, Anglea C, Beeke L, Callahan A, Christiansen E , et al, et al Sharps injury reduction using a sharps container with enhanced engineering: A 28 hospital nonrandomized intervention and cohort study Am J Infect Control 2010;38:799-805 Sharps Injury Prevention
Grimmond T, Rings T, Taylor C, Creech R, Kampen R, Kable W, et al Sharps Injury Reduction Using Sharpsmart – A Reusable Sharps Management System J Hosp Infect 2003;54(3): 232-238 Sharps Injury Prevention