This book is an illustrated guide to infection control for BSN students, in-service hospital education, and home care settings. It covers basic infection control regimens, from hand washing and use of hand gels to complicated infection control needs with use of medical devices. Included are infection control for contagious infections, sterile techniques, nosocomial infections, respiratory treatments, pneumonias, blood born pathogens, medical waste disposal, spills, infection control in a community setting, and more. Using visual guidelines, this book is easily usable for students and practicing health care professionals.
Key Features: Generously illustrated with photos for photos for each infection control topic covered, Describes simple to complex infection control techniques, Includes discussion of infection control in both hospital and home care, For use in BSN curriculum, in-service hospital education, and home care settings.