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Infection control in the hospital

by American Hospital Association. Committee on Infections within Hospitals.

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Published by American Hospital Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitals -- Sanitation.,
  • Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.,
  • Cross infection -- Prevention and control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statement[American Hospital Association"s Committee on Infections within Hospitals].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA969 .A62 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5059638M
    ISBN 100872581489
    LC Control Number74023438
    OCLC/WorldCa1094934

    In , the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology published a comprehensive book on infection prevention and control titled Infection Preventionist's Guide to Long-Term Care. The book provides information on specific practices and procedures in LTC facilities that improve infection prevention and promote resident. The book focuses on fundamentals of infection control practices. It explains the techniques to be followed for the proper implementation of a hospital’s infection control program to ensure better patient care and healthcare delivery.

    Infection Prevention and Control Professional. Infection Prevention and Control Professional (IPCP) is an individual with subject matter expertise in the prevention and control of HAIs. The IPCP serves as a resource person to achieve the goals of the Infection Prevention and Control Program at the facility, and promotes. Infections, especially those occurring postoperatively, remain a major problem in hospitals. This handy pocket-sized manual provides guidelines and protocols for preventing infections, and managing them if they occur. It covers various types of infection, and is suitable for members of infection control teams.

    Health Care associated infection (HAI) is an emerging problem worldwide. HAI causes increased morbidity, mortality and average length of stay of the patient in the hospital. HAI also imposes economic burden on the patient, health care set up and also State and National Health care system. It has been estimated that 5 10 % of all hospital admission suffers from HAI even in . Australian Guideline for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare The primary national infection prevention and control resource is the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare (). The Guidelines are an important resource to support the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standard: Preventing and Controlling .


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