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Title Infection management for geriatrics in long-term care facilities / edited by Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Joseph G. Ouslander
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 502 pages) : illustrations
Series Infectious disease and therapy ; 39
Infectious disease and therapy ; v. 39
Contents pt. I. Principles of aging, long-term care, and infection -- pt. II. Principles of managing infections in long-term care facilities -- pt. III. Common infections in long-term care facilities -- pt. IV. Emerging and drug-resistant pathogens -- pt. V. Important source references
Summary Offering an authoritative overview of all infection management protocols currently utilized by infectious disease specialists, geriatricians, and infection control practitioners, this Second Edition examines current strategies to diagnose, treat, control, and prevent common infectious diseases in long-term care geriatric facilities. Covering a wide range of infectious conditions, this source presents new chapters on conjunctivitis, otitis, sinusitis, HIV, SARS, and the West Nile Virus
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicable diseases in old age.
Nursing home patients -- Diseases.
Homes for the Aged.
Infection Control.
Communicable Diseases.
Long-Term Care -- methods.
Nursing Homes.
Form Electronic book
Author Ouslander, Joseph G.
Yoshikawa, Thomas T.
ISBN 1420021117 (electronic bk.)
9781420021110 (electronic bk.)