Key Features

• A comprehensive book covering all the theoretical and practical aspects of hospital-associated infections.
• Provides the updated guidelines for all the device-associated infections, such as catheter-associated urinary tract infections, ventilator-associated pneumonias, catheter-associated bloodstream infections and surgical site infections.
• Presents an updated discussion on the most important aspects of disinfection and sterilization.
• Deals with postexposure prophylaxis for hepatitis B vaccine (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus infections, monitoring HBV infections in dialysis unit, examination of dialysis fluid, etc.
• Provides latest guidelines for disposal of waste, use of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis, infections in intensive care unit, hospital infections associated with various departments, including kitchen, laundry and monitoring of operation theaters, etc.
• Includes new chapters like Central Sterile Supply Department, Antibiotic Policy and Infection Control in Cardiac Catheterization Units.
• Useful immensely to the medical students, nursing staff, clinicians, hospital administrators, etc.

More Details about Hospital Associated Infections Epidemiology Prevention & Control

General Information  
Author(s)Neeta Patwardhan and Co author Satish Patwardhan
PublisherJaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Edition2nd Edition
Publish YearMarch 2017