Infection Control in Clinical Practice Updated Edition , 3rd Edition

Author
By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon)
ISBN
9780702076961
Publication Date
08-03-2019
Paperback
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Infection control is a major issue in clinical practice. The revised third edition of this highly successful book provides a comprehensive guide to the principles and practice of infection control and prevention, and the basic elements of microbiology and epidemiology that underpin them.

The contents are firmly based in clinical practice and are relevant to both hospital and community settings. The information is research-based and extensively referenced and therefore provides an invaluable resource for evidence-based practice. Presentation is clear, concise and accessible to a wide audience including diploma and degree course students, nurses and allied health professionals working in clinical settings, and infection control specialists.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702076961
Author Informaiton By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon), Professor, Healthcare Epidemiology, Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London, Brentford, Middlesex, UK
Table of Content

Section 1: Principles

Introduction to Microbiology. Understanding the microbiology laboratory. The epidemiology of infection and strategies for prevention. The immune system and the immunocompromised patient. A guide to antimicrobial chemotherapy. Micro-organisms and their control.

Section 2: Practice

Standard infection control precautions.  Preventing wound infection.   Preventing infection associated with intravascular therapy. Preventing infection associated with urethral catheters. Preventing infection of the respiratory tract. Preventing gastrointestinal infection.  Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization.  Management of the infectious patient.  Ectoparasitic infections and environmental infestations. 

Publication Date 08-03-2019
Pages 448
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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