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An Illustrated Guide to Infection Control : SPRINGER - Kathleen Motacki

An Illustrated Guide to Infection Control


Paperback Published: 28th January 2011
ISBN: 9780826105608
Number Of Pages: 240

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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.

Contributorsp. ix
Reviewersp. x
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiv
Basic Infection Controlp. 1
Bloodborne Pathogen Standardp. 15
Immunizationsp. 27
Infection Control in the Community Health Care Settingp. 47
Outpatient Health Care Provider Officesp. 63
Safe Patient Handling and Movementp. 83
Health Care-Associated Infectionsp. 95
Infection Control in Critical Carep. 107
Infection Control in Labor and Deliveryp. 129
Infection Control in Dialysisp. 151
Medical Waste Disposalp. 163
Spillsp. 169
Methods of Surveillancep. 183
Influenzap. 205
Tuberculosisp. 215
Antibiotic-Resistant Infectionsp. 227
Bioterrorismp. 241
Answer Keyp. 257
Acronymsp. 259
Appendix: Resourcesp. 263
Glossaryp. 267
Indexp. 287
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ISBN: 9780826105608
ISBN-10: 0826105602
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 28th January 2011
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.89 x 17.53  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.6