Summary: Basic Infection Control for Health Care Providers, Second Edition, is a clear and concise guide to preventing occupational exposure hazards and communicable and infectious diseases. This book includes coverage on how to safely protect oneself from infectious agents and what do in case of infectious exposure. Discussions of the disease process and legal issues surrounding exposure and infectious diseases provide context for the material. The blend of fundamental infectio...show moren control content and reference resources makes this tool perfect for use in an instructional setting or as a reference for practicing health care providers.
Alerts call attention to important information health professionals should be aware of
Case Study and Questions for Discussion features are designed to encourage critical thinking
Answers to the Questions for Discussions are found at the back of the book, conveniently allowing you to assess comprehension of the concepts
NEW! Infectious Disease Reference, now found in an easily identifiable Appendix, includes data on over 45 diseases
NEW! Newsmaker relates book content to real-life events by depicting notable occasions when infectious diseases have made the news
NEW! Under the Microscope offers you information and suggestions for delving deeper into the topics presented
Edition/Copyright:2ND 07 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Delmar Learning Year Published: 2007 International: No
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Preface Chapter 1 Introduction to Infection Control Chapter 2 Legal Issues Chapter 3 The Disease Process Chapter 4 The Immune System Chapter 5 Protection from Communicable Disease in the Workplace Chapter 6 Protection from Infectious Agents Used as Weapons Chapter 7 Exposure Determination Chapter 8 Post Exposure Bibliography Appendix A Diseases of Concern Appendix B Answers to Questions for Discussion Appendix C Glossary Index
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