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Fundamental Aspects of Infection Prevention and Control.

Author: Vinice Thomas
Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire : Andrews UK, 2010.
Series: Fundamental Aspects of Nursing.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This practical, handy text aims to provide essential information on the fundamentals of infection control and its management in a health care setting. This important subject area means that this text should be essential reading for all students, nurses and health care practitioners to ensure they understand the general principles of infection control and best practice guidelines for clinical care of patients.  Read more...
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Thomas, Vinice.
Fundamental Aspects of Infection Prevention and Control.
Luton, Bedfordshire : Andrews UK, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vinice Thomas
ISBN: 9781856424455 1856424456
OCLC Number: 991554617
Description: 1 online resource (245 pages).
Contents: Cover ; Contents ; Front matter ; Title page ; Publisher information ; Other titles ; Note ; List of contributors ; Foreword ; Body matter ; 1. Introduction; Section 1: Understanding infection ; 2. Infectious agents ; 3. Means of transmission of infectious agents ; Section 2: Prevention and control ; 4. Staff health ; 5. Environmental hygiene ; 6. Decontamination of reusable surgical instruments ; 7. Protective measures ; 8. Special precautions ; Section 3: Management and treatment ; 9. Management of invasive devices ; 10. Caring for an infected patient. 11. Antibacterial agents and their role in infection control 12. Infection prevention and control: Roles and responsibilities ; Back matter ; Index ; Also available.
Series Title: Fundamental Aspects of Nursing.

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This practical, handy text aims to provide essential information on the fundamentals of infection control and its management in a health care setting. This important subject area means that this text should be essential reading for all students, nurses and health care practitioners to ensure they understand the general principles of infection control and best practice guidelines for clinical care of patients. Content is designed to be clear, concise and highly practical. Case studies will be included to aid understanding. Each chapter includes a summary or bullet of key points. This book also.

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