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Author Nixon, Robert G.

Title Communicable diseases and infection control for EMS / Robert G. Nixon
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2000]


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Description x, 118 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents Ch. 1. In the Beginning : Introduction -- Ch. 2. Going My Way?: Modes of Disease Transmission -- Ch. 3. Catch as Catch Can't!: The Immune System -- Ch. 4. Out of the Mouths of Babes: Communicable Diseases of Childhood -- Ch. 5. Coming of Age: Infectious Diseases Found in Adults -- Ch. 6. When the Food Comes Back to Bite You!: Food Poisoning -- Ch. 7. Dangerous Acronyms: HIV and AIDS -- Ch. 8. With a Jaundiced Eye: Hepatitis - An Alphabet Soup -- Ch. 9. Putting It All Together: Infection Control Program -- App. Example of a Written Infection Control Program -- You Make the Call - Answers
Summary "The first book on communicable diseases and infection control designed specifically for the prehospital care provider, Communicable Diseases and Infection Control for EMS provides concise information on the full spectrum of bloodborne and airborne illnesses that may be encountered on the job. Personal protective measures to avoid infection are detailed."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Subject Communicable diseases -- Prevention.
Emergency medical technicians -- Health and hygiene.
Emergency medicine -- Safety measures.
Infection -- Prevention.
Emergency Medical Services.
Infection Control -- methods.
Communicable Diseases.
Emergency Medical Technicians.
LC no. 99044939
ISBN 0130843849 (paperback)
Other Titles Brady communicable diseases and infection control for EMS