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Infection Prevention and Control (2nd Edition)

Applied Microbiology for Healthcare

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Pages: 368
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Paperback - 9780230507531

20 August 2008

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16 September 2017

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This is the updated version of the hugely popular Applied Microbiology for Nurses, providing essential information about how infection occurs, methods to prevent it and the precautions required to contain it. The new edition...

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This is the updated version of the hugely popular Applied Microbiology for Nurses, providing essential information about how infection occurs, methods to prevent it and the precautions required to contain it. The new edition is fully revised to include primary infection control issues alongside important concepts of applied microbiology.

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Fully updated to include?emerging infection risks


Practice application boxes enhance understanding

?New edition expanded to cater for both nurses and social care workers

PART ONE: MICROBIOLOGY Micro-Organisms and Disease
Response of the Body to Infection
The Microbiology Laboratory
Treating Infectious Disease
PART TWO: PRINCIPLES OF INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL Infection Control Policies
Preventing Infection in Hospital
PART THREE: APPLYING KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE Urinary Infection and Catheterisation
Wound Infections
Respiratory Infections
Infections Associated with Intravascular Devices
Enteric Infections
Infection Risks from Blood and Body Fluids
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Epidemiology: Changing Trends of Infectious Diseases
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DINAH GOULD is Professor of Applied Health at City University, London. Her programmes of research include infection prevention, especially hand hygiene, patient safety and the prevention of iatrogenesis. She has been teaching nurses and other health professionals since 1982.
CHRIS BROOKER is a self-employed nursing author, editor and lecturer. She worked as a ward sister before moving into nurse education in 1976 and has taught nurses in a variety of settings.  Since 1988 she has written and edited many books for nurses and other professionals.

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DINAH GOULD is Professor of Applied Health at City University, London. Her programmes of research include infection prevention, especially hand hygiene, patient safety and the prevention of iatrogenesis. She has been teaching nurses and other health professionals since 1982.
CHRIS BROOKER is a self-employed nursing author, editor and lecturer. She worked as a ward sister before moving into nurse education in 1976 and has taught nurses in a variety of settings.  Since 1988 she has written and edited many books for nurses and other professionals.

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