Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

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  • Author : Jimmy Walker
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 704 pages
  • ISBN : 0857096699
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Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare
  • Author : Jimmy Walker
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 February 2014
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Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare brings an understanding of decontamination practices and the development of technologies for cleaning and control of infection to a wide audience interested in public health, including healthcare specialists, scientists, students or patients. Part one highlights the importance and history of decontamination in hospitals and healthcare before exploring the role of standards in decontamination, infection control in Europe, and future trends in the area. Part two focuses on decontamination practices in hospitals and healthcare. It considers

Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare
  • Author : Jimmy Walker
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 09 December 2019
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Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare, Second Edition, enables users to obtain detailed knowledge of decontamination practices in healthcare settings, including surfaces, devices, clothing and people, with a specific focus on hospitals and dental clinics. Offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of decontamination in healthcare Examines the decontamination of surgical equipment and endoscopes Expanded to include new information on behavioral principles in decontamination, control of microbiological problems, waterborne microorganisms, pseudomonas and the decontamination of laundry

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  • Author : Gurusamy Manivannan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 October 2007
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In the battle between humans and microbes, knowledge may be not only the best weapon but also the best defense. Pulling contributions from 34 experts into a unified presentation, Disinfection and Decontamination: Principles, Applications, and Related Issues provides coverage that is both sophisticated and practical. The book reviews the fundamentals, explores the interdisciplinary nature of the science, and includes discussions of regulatory and legal issues. While the chapters present in depth coverage of infections in hospitals, they also widen their scope

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 11 April 2016
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  • Author : Rajiv Kohli,K.L. Mittal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning: Applications of Cleaning Techniques, Volume Eleven, part of the Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning series, provides a guide to recent advances in the application of cleaning techniques for the removal of surface contamination in various industries, such as aerospace, automotive, biomedical, defense, energy, manufacturing, microelectronics, optics and xerography. The material in this new edition compiles cleaning applications into one easy reference that has been fully updated to incorporate new applications and techniques. Taken

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  • Author : Jennie Wilson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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  • Author : Robert Powers,Elaine Daily
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 03 May 2010
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The effects of a disaster on healthcare can range from conditions that immediately besiege the system with large numbers of patients, to catastrophes that strain its long-term sustainability. Nurses, as frontline health professionals, must have an understanding of the situations they may face before, during and after a disaster and they must develop the skills and strategies to provide effective and immediate care. International Disaster Nursing is the first truly comprehensive and internationally focused resource to address the diversity of

Ayliffe s Control of Healthcare Associated Infection Fifth Edition

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  • Author : Adam Fraise,Christina Bradley
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 29 May 2009
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The fifth edition of this classic text is the definitive, clinically orientated guide to a critical area within healthcare practice, full of sound, practical advice for all those involved in the control of infection in a variety of settings. Known in previous editions as Control of Hospital Infection, the new Ayliffe's Control of Healthcare-Associated Infection has again been brought up to date and thoroughly revised to emphasise the broader range of its coverage, from the hospital setting - including the

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  • Author : Bjørg Marit Andersen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 February 2019
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This volume offers extensive information on preventive and infection surveillance procedures, routines and policies adapted to the optimal infection control level needed to tackle today’s microbes in hospital practice. It especially focuses on preventive measures for serious hospital infections. Each chapter includes a practical section that addresses the main aspects of procedures and treatment, and a theoretical section that contains updated documentation that can be used for further study, or to help select infection control measures. Infection control concerns

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  • Author : Daniel Farb,Bruce Gordon
  • Publisher : UniversityOfHealthCare
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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This book is a text-only version of the acclaimed CD on the subject, made for those who prefer books. The purpose of this guidebook is to help the user understand and implement important standards for an infection control program. Upon the completion of this manual, the reader will be able to list JCAHO standards and requirements for infection control, illustrate JCAHO's primary focus areas of surveillance, prevention, and control, describe personnel issues in infection control, demonstrate detailed prevention procedures, summarize