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Basic infection control for health care providers

Mike Kennamer

Basic infection control for health care providers

by Mike Kennamer

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Published by Thomson Delmar Learning in Clifton Park, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.,
  • Medical personnel -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Health facilities -- Sanitation.,
  • Cross Infection -- prevention and control.,
  • Disease Transmission, Patient-to-Professional -- prevention & control.,
  • Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient -- prevention & control.,
  • Health Personnel.,
  • Infection Control.,
  • Occupational Exposure -- prevention & control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMike Kennamer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA969 .K46 2007, RA969 .K46 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18275306M
    ISBN 10141801978X
    ISBN 109781418019785
    LC Control Number2006014983

    Infection control has become a formal discipline in the United States since the s, due to the spread of staphylococcal infections in hospitals. Because there is both the risk of health care providers acquiring infections themselves, and of them passing infections on to patients, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established guidelines for infection control . Infection prevention and control in residential and community aged care is a pocket book developed by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Department of Health. This was undertaken in consultation with a range of stakeholders, and was pilot tested in several care settings.

      Introduction. Infections have always been a problem for health workers. As for infection prevention and control in welfare facilities and medical facilities including hospitals and clinics, such institutions prepare infection control manuals and endeavor to adequately implement control measures as specified in : Akihiro Kitazawa. 1. Introduction to infection control -- Learning objectives -- Key terms -- Featured case study -- Introduction -- History of infectious disease -- History of modern infection control -- Infection control becomes an issue -- Current perspective -- Statistics -- Infected health care workers -- Interesting facts -- Conclusion -- Questions for discussion -- Worth thinking about -- Web .

    Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) – Online Learning Looking to build or expand your knowledge in IPAC best practices? Check out our courses on IPAC core competencies and reprocessing, as well as specialized knowledge for different environments, including hospitals, community health care settings and long-term care homes. Prevention and control efforts are largely based upon acute-care practices, many of which may be unnecessary, impractical, and expensive in a home setting. Infectious disease control principles should form the basis of training home- care providers to assess infection risk and develop prevention by:


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