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Author Castle, Mary.

Title Hospital infection control : principles and practice / Mary Castle, Elizabeth Ajemian ; [illustrated by Molly Ross]
Edition Second edition
Published New York : John Wiley, 1987


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  614.44 Cas/Hic 1987  AVAILABLE
Description x, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series A Wiley medical publication
Wiley medical publication.
Contents Introduction to infection control -- The infection control committee -- The infection control practitioner -- The infection control program -- The chain of infection -- Sources of infecting organisms -- Means of transmission of infections -- Host susceptibility -- Nosocomial urinary tract infections -- Nosocomial respiratory tract infections -- Nosocomial wound infections -- Nosocomial bacteremia -- Other nosocomial infections -- Surveillance on infections among patients -- Surveillance of infections among hospital personnel -- Surveillance of communicable diseases -- Surveillance of the hospital environment -- Isolation techniques -- High-risk areas and equipment in the hospital -- Investigations of epidemics -- Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization -- Infection control: in-service education -- Infection control regulations -- Special studies in infection control -- A cost-effective infection control program -- Future trends in infection control
Notes Includes index and references
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Cross infection -- Prevention.
Hospital buildings -- Sanitation.
Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.
Cross Infection -- prevention & control.
Author Ajemian, Elizabeth.
LC no. 87008109
ISBN 0471836818