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Fundamentals of infection prevention and control : theory and practice

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Debbie Weston. (2nd ed.) --Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell , c2013.
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Online
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Author
Weston, Debbie
Responsibility
Debbie Weston
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (385 p.)
ISBN
9781118307717 (PDF ebook)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cross Infection - prevention & control
Hospitals
Infection Control - methods
Contents
The burden of healthcare associated infections, old and new disease threats, and the prevention and control of infection in different health settings -- The role of the infection prevention and control team -- Audit and surveillance -- The investigation of clusters, periods of increased incidence and outbreaks -- Microbial classification and structure -- The collection and transportation of specimens -- The microbiology laboratory -- Understanding the immune system and the nature and pathogenesis of infection -- Sepsis -- Antibiotics and the problem of resistance -- Isolation and cohort nursing -- Hand hygiene -- Personal protective equipment (PPE) -- The safe use and disposal of sharps -- Cleaning -- The management of invasive devices, including the prevention of blood-stream infections -- The prevention and management of catheter-associated urinary tract infections -- The prevention and management of surgical site infections -- The prevention and management of hospital and community -acquired pneumonia -- Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) -- Tuberculosis -- Clostridium difficile -- Norovirus -- Blood borne viruses.
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e-Book
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Infection control and hospital epidemiology

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University of Chicago Press
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Cape Breton Regional: 2016-
Halifax Infirmary: v. 9, 1988 - v. 23, 2002.
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Cape Breton Regional
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Holdings
Cape Breton Regional: 2016-
Halifax Infirmary: v. 9, 1988 - v. 23, 2002.
ISSN
0899-832X
Specialty
Communicable Diseases
Epidemiology
Hospitals
Nursing
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Journal
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Cape Breton Regional
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Infection Prevention : New Perspectives and Controversies

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Gonzalo Bearman, Silvia Munoz-Price, Daniel J. Morgan, Rekha K. Murthy, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book reviews evolving areas in infection prevention on topics including contact precautions, technology implementation, specific infections, and care in various settings. The book summarizes the current data on infection prevention, presents controversies on the various topics, and includes recommendations for patient safety. Addressing hot topics such as MRSA, C. difficile vaccination, mandatory flu vaccines, and CLABSI, this is the only text to include prevention and control overviews ac…
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Other Authors
Bearman, Gonzalo
Munoz-Price, Silvia
Morgan, Daniel J.
Murthy, Rekha K.
Responsibility
Gonzalo Bearman, Silvia Munoz-Price, Daniel J. Morgan, Rekha K. Murthy, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 315 p.) : 9 illus., 6 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319609805
9783319609782 (print ed.)
9783319609799 (print ed.)
9783319869759 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cross Infection - prevention & control
Hospitals
Infection Control - methods
Specialty
Infectious Disease Medicine
Abstract
This book reviews evolving areas in infection prevention on topics including contact precautions, technology implementation, specific infections, and care in various settings. The book summarizes the current data on infection prevention, presents controversies on the various topics, and includes recommendations for patient safety. Addressing hot topics such as MRSA, C. difficile vaccination, mandatory flu vaccines, and CLABSI, this is the only text to include prevention and control overviews across a range of infection issues. Written by experts in the field, this book contains 32 chapters that educates and presents the most cutting-edge models of care on emerging and evolving topics in infectious diseases. Infection Prevention: New Perspectives and Controversies is a valuable resource for infection prevention professionals, healthcare quality and safety professionals, caring for patients in in- and outpatient settings.
Contents
HAI Controversies: Contact Precautions -- Hand Hygiene Monitoring Technologies: Implementation and Outcomes -- Universal Glove and Gown Use for the Prevention of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE) -- Isolation Precautions for Visitors to Healthcare Settings -- Bacterial Contamination of the Anesthesia Work Area: Hands, Patients, and Things -- Infection Control in the Outpatient Setting -- New Technologies for Infection Prevention -- What is the Role of Mobile No-touch Disinfection Technology in Optimizing Healthcare Environmental Hygiene? -- Universal MRSA/Staphylococcal Decolonization for Hospitalized Patients -- Staphylococcal Decolonization in Surgery Patients -- The Surgical Care Improvement Project Redux: Should CMS Revive Process of Care Measures for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections? -- Healthcare Worker Apparel and Infection Prevention -- Antimicrobial Textiles and Infection Prevention: Clothes and Inanimate Environment -- Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacilli - Infection Prevention Considerations -- Active Surveillance Cultures for MRSA, VRE, Multidrug Resistant Gram-negatives -- C. difficile Microbiome Manipulation -- Air Contamination in the Hospital Environment -- Vertical Versus Horizontal Infection Control Interventions -- The Role of the Hospital Epidemiologist -- Whole Genome Sequencing for Outbreak Investigation -- Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Preparedness -- Probiotics and Infection Prevention -- Animals in Healthcare Settings -- Decolonization in Infection Control of Gram-negative Bacilli -- Testing Water for Legionella Prevention -- The Importance of C. difficile Colonization on Infection Prevention -- Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel -- Controversies in Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance -- Chlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing Outside the Intensive Care Unit -- Airborne Precautions and Personal Protective Equipment: The Powered Air-Purifying Respirator-Only Approach -- Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Is Training Necessary? -- Rapid Diagnostics in Infection Prevention.
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e-Book
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