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Basic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers

Basic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1418019785

Cover of Basic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers 2ND 07 (ISBN 978-1418019785)
ISBN13: 978-1418019785
ISBN10: 141801978X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2007
International: No

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Basic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers - 2ND 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1418019785

Michael Kennamer

ISBN13: 978-1418019785
ISBN10: 141801978X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2007
International: No
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 infection control content and reference resources makes this tool perfect for use in an instructional setting or as a reference for practicing health care providers.

Benefits:

  • 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

Table of Contents

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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