Infection Prevention and Control - Theory and Practice for Healthcare Professionals
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Debbie Weston is a well-known professional with a special interest in raising the profile of Infection Control through education.Outside of work she is a Volunteer Coastal Warden for the Thanet Coast Project and has an interest in Marine Conservation.

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Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Introduction.

PART I.

1 Infection Prevention and Control: Past, Present and Future.

2 Bacterial and Viral Classification, Structure and Function.

3 The Collection and Transportation of Specimens.

4 The Microbiology Laboratory.

5 Understanding the Immune System and the Nature and Pathogenesis of Infection.

6 The Principles of Infection Prevention and Control.

7 Types of Healthcare Associated Infection.

8 The Problem of Antimicrobial Resistance.

PART II.

9 Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

10 Tuberculosis.

11 Clostridium difficile.

12 Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease.

13 Meningococcal Disease.

14 Norovirus.

15 Campylobacter and Salmonella.

16 Blood-borne Viruses.

17 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

18 Pandemic Influenza.

19 Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD).

20 Legionella.

References.

Glossary.

Index.

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"This book would make a valuable contribution within any health or social environment." (Journal of Community Nursing, Aug/Sep 2008)
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