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The patient survival guide : 8 simple solutions to prevent hospital- and healthcare-associated infections

Author: Maryanne McGuckin; Toni L Goldfarb
Publisher: New York : Demos Health, ©2012.
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Explains what to do to prevent acquiring infections not only in hospitals, but also in day-care centers, schools, and business offices.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maryanne McGuckin; Toni L Goldfarb
ISBN: 9781936303311 1936303310
OCLC Number: 752069083
Notes: "Foreward by Dr. Peter Pronovost"--Cover.
Description: xxv, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: What are we Dealing with?; Chapter 2: Enemy Invaders; Chapter 3: Hospital Acquired Infections; Chapter 4: Attack of the Super Bugs; Chapter 5: Let's Talk Dirty: Hand Hygiene and Patient Hygiene; Chapter 6: Patient Empowerment: The Hospital Patient's Survival Guide; Chapter 7: Infection Protection When You Need a Urinary Catheter; Chapter 8: Respiratory Tract Infections; Chapter 9: Surgical-Site Infections; Chapter 10: Bloodstream infections; Chapter 11: Empowerment Begin Before Birth; Chapter 12: Calling in the Law: Take This to the Hospital With You; GLOSSARY; REFERENCES; RESOURCE LIST; INDEX.
Other Titles: 8 simple solutions to prevent hospital- and healthcare-associated infections
Eight simple solutions to prevent hospital- and healthcare-associated infections
Responsibility: by Maryanne McGuckin with Toni L. Goldfarb.
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Unlike other books, which focus on how to change hospital systems, The Patient Survival Guide focuses on patient protection. It empowers readers with the knowledge and techniques to ensure a safer  Read more...

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" ...Dr. McGuckin sounds the alarm on deadly, costly infections and how to prevent them. Before you or a loved one heads to the hospital, reach for this guidebook. It could save a life." --Ceci Read more...

 
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