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Author Bennett, editor., John V

Title Hospital infections / edited by John V. Bennett, Philip S. Brachman ; foreword by Jay P. Sanford
Edition Third edition
Published Boston, MA : Little, Brown, 1992


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  614.44 H828B 1992  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 982 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents Foreword / Jay P. Sanford -- 1. Epidemiology of Nosocomial Infections / Philip S. Brachman -- 2. Hospital Epidemiologist / Jan Evans Patterson and Walter J. Hierholzer, Jr. -- 3. Personnel Health Services / Jacquelyn A. Polder, Ofelia C. Tablan and Walter W. Williams -- 4. Development of Infection Surveillance and Control Programs / Robert W. Haley -- 5. Surveillance of Nosocomial Infections / Robert W. Haley, Robert P. Gaynes, Robert C. Aber and John V. Bennett -- 6. Investigation of Endemic and Epidemic Nosocomial Infections / Richard E. Dixon -- 7. Statistical Considerations for Analysis of Nosocomial Infection Data / Stanley M. Martin, Brian D. Plikaytis and Nancy H. Bean -- 8. Use of Computerized Systems in Hospital Epidemiology / Jonathan Freeman -- 9. Role of the Laboratory in Control of Nosocomial Infection / John E. McGowan, Jr. and Robert A. Weinstein -- 10. Relationship Between the Hospital and the Community / Michael D. Decker and William Schaffner -- 11. Universal Precautions and Isolation Systems / Julia S. Garner -- 12. Antibiotics and Nosocomial Infections / Theodore C. Eickhoff -- 13. Multiply Drug-Resistant Pathogens: Epidemiology and Control / Robert A. Weinstein -- 14. R Plasmids and Their Molecular Biology / Dennis R. Schaberg -- 15. Inanimate Environment / Frank S. Rhame -- 16. Central Services, Linens, and Laundry / Gina Pugliese and Cynthia A. Hunstiger -- 17. Foodborne Disease Prevention in Health Care Facilities / Margarita E. Villarino, Duc J. Vugia, Nancy H. Bean, William R. Jarvis and James M. Hughes -- 18. Clinical Laboratory-Acquired Infections / Michael L. Wilson and L. Barth Reller -- 19. Dialysis-Associated Infections and Their Control / Martin S. Favero, Miriam J. Alter and Lee A. Bland -- 20. Intensive Care Unit / Didier Pittel, Loreen A. Herwaldt and R. Michael Massanari -- 21. Newborn Nursery / John D. Nelson
Analysis Nosocomial infections
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.
Nosocomial infections.
Cross Infection -- etiology.
Cross Infection -- prevention & control.
Author Bennett, John V.
Brachman, Philip
LC no. 91045980
ISBN 0316089923