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Hospital-acquired infection [[electronic resource] ] : causes and control / / Zsolt Filetoth

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Autore: Filetoth Zsolt Visualizza persona
Titolo: Hospital-acquired infection [[electronic resource] ] : causes and control / / Zsolt Filetoth Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London ; ; Philadelphia, : Whurr, c2003
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (306 p.)
Disciplina: 614.44
Soggetto topico: Nosocomial infections
Nosocomial infections - Prevention
Hospital buildings - Disinfection
Cross infection - Prevention
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-262) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Hospital - acquired Infection; Contents; The author; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1 Causes and determinants of hospital-acquired infection; Chapter 2 Infection and its characteristics; Chanter 3 The chain of infection and the transmission of an infective agent; Chapter 4 Definitions and general characteristics of infections in hospitals; Chapter 5 Preventive strategies for hospital-acquired infection; Chapter 6 Common hospital-acquired infections in developed countries; Chapter 7 Infection control and surveillance; References; Bibliography
Annexe 1 : American National Standards in United States regulating sterilization in hospitals and in industryAnnexe 2: Standards of the European Union regulating sterilization in hospitals; Annexe 3: Required amount of disinfectant for an appropriate concentration of total solution in the SI system; Index
Sommario/riassunto: Hospital acquired infections (HAI) are complications of health care which affect on average 10 percent of patients admitted to hospital world wide. They have serious public health implications by changing the quality of life of patients and sometimes causing disability or even death. The purpose of this comprehensive text is to provide nurses and junior doctors with an understanding of the basics of infection control by explaining the methods employed and their purpose. The book is based on lectures presented by the author at training courses for nurses and doctors and gives simple, understand
Titolo autorizzato: Hospital-acquired infection  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-282-34257-6
Formato: Materiale a stampa
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Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910144671603321
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