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Title Bennett & Brachman's hospital infections / editor, William R. Jarvis
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007


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Description xiv, 832 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents Epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections -- The healthcare epidemiologist -- Hand hygiene -- Personnel health services -- The development of infection surveillance and control programs -- Surveillance of healthcare-associated infections -- Investigating endemic and epidemic healthcare-associated infections -- Epidemiological methods for investigating infections in the healthcare setting -- Use of computerized systems in healthcare epidemiology -- The role of the laboratory in control of healthcare-associated infections -- The practice of epidemiology in community hospitals -- The role of professional and regulatory organizations in infection control -- Antimicrobial stewardship: programmatic efforts to optimize antimicrobial use -- Multiply drug-resistant pathogens: epidemiology and control -- Molecular biology of resistance -- Economic evaluation of healthcare-associated infections and infection control interventions -- Legal aspects of healthcare-associated infections -- Infection control: a global view -- The inanimate environment -- Sterilization and disinfection -- Foodborne disease prevention in healthcare facilities -- Clinical laboratory-acquired infections -- Dialysis-associated complications and their control -- The intensive care unit: part A. HAI epidemiology, risk factors, surveillance, engineering and administrative infection control practices, and impact -- The intensive care unit: part B. antibiotic resistance and prevention of CVC-BSIs, catheter-associated urinary tract infections and C. difficile -- The newborn nursery and the neonatal intensive care unit -- The operating room -- Ambulatory care setting -- Infections in long-term care facilities -- Incidence and nature of endemic and epidemic healthcare-associated infections -- Urinary tract infections -- Hospital-acquired pneumonia -- Tuberculosis -- Infectious gastroenteritis -- Central nervous system infections -- Surgical site infections -- Infections of burn wounds -- Infections due to infusion therapy -- Infections of implantable cardiac and vascular devices -- Infections in skeletal prostheses -- The importance of infection control in controlling antimicrobial-resistant pathogens -- Healthcare-associated respiratory viral infections -- Blood borne pathogen prevention -- Healthcare-associated fungal infections -- Infection in transplant recipients -- Miscellaneous procedure-related infections -- Public reporting of healthcare-associated infection rates -- Patient safety
Notes Rev. ed. of: Hospital infections / edited by John V. Bennett, Philip S. Brachman. 4th ed. c1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nosocomial infections.
Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.
Author Bennett, John V.
Jarvis, William R. (William Robert), 1948-
LC no. 2007017615
ISBN 9780781763837 hardback
0781763835 hardback
Other Titles Hospital infections
Bennett and Brachman's hospital infections
OTHER TI Hospital infections