Infection Prevention and Control

Applied Microbiology for Healthcare, second edition

by Dinah Gould and Chris Brooker

Table of Contents

PART ONE: MICROBIOLOGY

  1. Micro-Organisms and Disease
  2. Response of the Body to Infection
  3. The Microbiology Laboratory
  4. Treating Infectious Disease

PART TWO

  1. Principles of Infection Disease and Control
  2. Infection Control Policies
  3. Preventing Infection in Hospital

PART THREE: APPLYING KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE

  1. Urinary Infection and Catheterisation
  2. Wound Infections
  3. Respiratory Infections
  4. Infections Associated with Intravascular Devices
  5. Enteric Infections
  6. Infection Risks from Blood and Body Fluids
  7. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  8. Epidemiology: Changing Trends of Infectious Diseases
  9. Glossary