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Prevention of Healthcare Associated Infections - 
      Usha Krishnan Baveja
    
      Yatin Mehta

Prevention of Healthcare Associated Infections

Infection Prevention and Control

; Yatin Mehta

The prevention and control of infection in healthcare environments is now more important than ever. From simple hand washing to full PPE (personal protective equipment), hygiene maintenance has never been more at the forefront of people's minds than during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Les mer
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The prevention and control of infection in healthcare environments is now more important than ever. From simple hand washing to full PPE (personal protective equipment), hygiene maintenance has never been more at the forefront of people's minds than during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.



This book is a practical guide to the prevention and control of healthcare and laboratory-associated infections.



Divided into twelve sections, the text begins with an introduction to the basic science of infection and the use of antimicrobial agents.



The following sections cover prevention and control of infection in different environments and situations including hospitals, laboratories, specific patient groups, and high risk and procedure areas. Different infection transmission methods are discussed in depth.



The book concludes with guidance on standards and sample protocols, and training techniques.



The comprehensive text is further enhanced by images and flow charts, and each chapter includes MCQs (multiple choice questions) to assist learning and revision.



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Comprehensive guide to prevention and control of infection in healthcare environments
Covers different environments, patient groups and infection transmission methods
Features images and flow charts to assist learning
Each chapter concludes with MCQs on the topic
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Forlag: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN: 9789389776461
Format: 28 x 22 cm
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SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION
SECTION 2 BASIC SCIENCE
SECTION 3: ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND THEIR RATIONAL USE
SECTION 4: HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS
SECTION 5: HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL SAFETY
SECTION 6: INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
SECTION 7: INFECTION PREVENTION: LABORATORY SERVICES
SECTION 8: INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL: ROLE OF NURSING
SECTION 9: INFECTION PREVENTION: HIGH RISK AND PROCEDURE AREAS
SECTION 10: INFECTION PREVENTION: SPECIFIC GROUP OF PATIENTS
SECTION 11: STANDARDS AND SAMPLE PROTOCOLS FOR INFECTION PREVENTION
SECTION 12: TRAINING: HCAIs PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Usha Krishnan Baveja MD MNAMS FISCD FRSTMH FIMSA

Professor and Senior Consultant Microbiology, Gurugram, Haryana, India



Yatin Mehta MD MNAMS FRCA FAMS FIACTA FICCM FTEE

Past President-ISCCM, Adjunct Professor - NBE; Chairman - Medanta Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology, Medanta The Medicity, Gurugram, Haryana, India