Infection control

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Infection control

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Infection risks - Preventing infection: standard precautions - Hand hygiene - Principles of isolation - Salmonella - Clostridium difficile - Escherichia coli (E. coli) - Staphylococcus aureus and meticillin resistant Staph. aureus (MRSA) - Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Education - Discharge planning

Chapter.  5142 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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