Infection Control in the Community

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Jean Lawrence
  • Dee May
    • Print ISBN 9780443064067

    Table of Contents

    Introduction. Basic microbiology. Public health function. Epidemiology and surveillance. Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization. Home setting. Nurseries and schools. Residential and nursing homes. General practice. Health centres. Dental practices. Pregnancy and childbirth. Ectoparasitic infections. Wound infection. Immunosuppressive diseases. Gastrointestinal disease. Prisoners, travellers, the homeless and refugees. Travel health and immunisation. Documentation and infection control. Antibiotic resistance. Tattooing and body piercing Appendix A. Internet resources on evidence based health care. Appendix B.Infectious disease notifications:action to be taken. Appendix C.Infectious Disease Control - the legislation. Glossary. Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    388
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2003
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443064067