Infection Prevention and Control
November 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
Infection Prevention and Control addresses key aspects of
infection control in everyday practice, together with more specific
considerations in particular aspects of care. It explores risk
assessment, discusses how to prevent the spread of infection and
control of specific and common infections. It looks at how
infection can be managed in a wide variety of settings, including
paediatric settings, critical care settings, and specialist care
to provide safe and effective care.
2. Microbes, Infection and Immunity.
3. Specimen Collection.
4. Risk Assessment.
5. Standard Precautions.
6. Specific and Common Infections.
7. Urinary Catheter Care.
8. Infection Prevention in Intravascular Therapy.
9. Infection Prevention in Nutritional Care.
10. Infection Prevention in Wound Management.
11. Control of Infection in Paediatric Settings.
12. Peri-operative Care Settings.
13. Specialist Care Settings.
14. The Isolated Patient.
15. The immunocompromised Patient.
• Examines key aspects of infection control in everyday practice
• Explores specific considerations in continence care, intravenous therapy, nutritional care and wound care
• Examines risk assessment, specimen collection and safe decontamination and storage of equipment