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Infection prevention and control : theory and clinical practice for healthcare professionals

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Weston, Debbie;. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons , 2007. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Library FHA
Call Number
WX167 W534 2008
Infection prevention and control: past, present and future -- Bacterial and viral classification, structure, and function -- The collection and transportation of specimens -- The microbiology laboratory -- Understanding the immune system and the nature and pathogenesis of infection -- The principle…
Title
Infection prevention and control : theory and clinical practice for healthcare professionals
Author
Weston, Debbie;
Place
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
328 p. : ill.
Subjects
Cross Infection
Hospitals
Infection Control
Abstract
Infection prevention and control: past, present and future -- Bacterial and viral classification, structure, and function -- The collection and transportation of specimens -- The microbiology laboratory -- Understanding the immune system and the nature and pathogenesis of infection -- The principles of infection prevention and control -- Types of healthcare associated infection -- The problem of antimicrobial resistance -- Methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) -- Tuberculosis -- Clostridium difficile -- Invasive group a streptococcal disease -- Meningococcal disease -- Norovirus -- Campylobacter and salmonella -- Blood-borne viruses -- Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) -- Pandemic influenza -- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) -- Legionella.
ISBN
9780470059074
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Abbotsford Library FHA
Audience
Professional
Call Number
WX167 W534 2008
c.1 BC Cancer Agency ARHCC Library Available
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