Infection Control in Clinical Practice (Paperback)
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Infection Control in Clinical Practice (Paperback)

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Paperback 358 Pages / Published: 10/05/2006
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Infection control is now a major issue in clinical practice. The third edition of this highly successful book provides a comprehensive guide to the principles and practice of infection control and prevention, and the basic elements of microbiology and epidemiology that underpin them. This revised edition has been updated thoroughly throughout in line with current policy, clinical practice, and the organisation and prevention of infection control in the UK. It contains new material on emerging pathogens, antimicrobial agents and resistance, and infection control guidance. The evidence-base for infection control practice has been fully revised to take into account new research and guidance. The contents are firmly based in clinical practice and relevant to both hospital and community settings. The information is research-based and extensively referenced and therefore provides an invaluable resource for evidence-based practice. Presentation is clear, concise and accessible to a wide audience including diploma and degree course students, nurses and allied health professionals working in clinical settings, and infection control specialists.a truly comprehensive book covering all aspects of infection control that health professionals will need to know about in clinical practice the information is research-based and extensively referenced providing an invaluable resource for current evidence-based practice. the accessible writing style makes it easy to read and understand the simple guidelines for practice can be readily applied to clinical settings many tables and diagrams aid understanding it is fully referenced to facilitate further reading more extensive cross-referencing has improved the links between the theory and its clinical applications content now divide into two sections to make it easier to use illustrations redrawn throughout for consistency and to facilitate understanding

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702027611
Number of pages: 358
Weight: 785 g
Dimensions: 189 x 246 x 18 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
It is a great reference book for those with a
special interest in infection control. Emergency
nurses will find it a handy text to keep up to
date with current policy and practice. Students
will appreciate its long reference lists and its
application to day-to-day nursing practice.
This third edition is a valuable resource for
everyone.

Accident and Emergency Nursing 2007

"I found this book interesting, informative and easy to read"

Louise Keightley, Ward Manager. Nursing & Therapies News, October 2007

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