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Author Palmer, Sue, R.N.

Title Infection control / Sue Palmer, Jean Giddens, Darwin Palmer
Published El Paso, Tex. : Skidmore-Roth Publishing, [1996]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  614.44 Pal/Ico  AVAILABLE
Description 375 pages : forms ; 29 cm
Contents Microbial Pathogens and Their Impact on Hospitals -- Personal Hygiene to Prevent Infection -- The Microbiology of Hospital Associated Infections -- The Chain of Infection and Outbreak Investigation -- Host Defense Mechanisms -- The Infection Control Team -- Employee Health Service -- Epidemiology of Nosocomial Infection -- Epidemiologic Investigation and Statistics -- Functional Hospital Design and Infection Control -- Isolation and Barrier Precautions -- Neonatal ICU -- Infection Control in the Adult Intensive Care Unit -- Infection Control in the Emergency Department -- Infection Control in the Operating Room -- Burn & Trauma -- Infection Control in Long-Term Care Facilities -- Infection Control Beyond the Hospital -- Nosocomial Pneumonia -- Surgical Wound Infections -- Bacteremia -- Nosocomial Gasterintestinal Infections -- Tuberculosis in the Health Care Setting -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection -- Special Pathogens of Concern for Infection Control
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cross infection -- Epidemiology.
Cross infection -- Prevention.
Hospital buildings -- Sanitation.
Nosocomial infections -- Epidemiology.
Infection -- Prevention.
Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.
Infection Control -- methods.
Cross Infection -- epidemiology.
Cross Infection -- prevention & control.
Infection Control -- methods.
Author Giddens, Jean.
Palmer, Darwin.
ISBN 0944132952