More Details about Textbook Of Microbiology For Bsc And Post Basic Nursing Students

General Information  
Author(s)Anju Dhir
PublisherCBS Publishers and Distributors
Edition1st Edition
ISBN9789388108829
Pages535
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearAugust 2018

Description

Contents of the book are according to the INC syllabus suggested for BSc Nursing and Post Basic Nursing students

Key Features:-
1. Contents of the book are according to the INC syllabus suggested for BSc Nursing and Post Basic Nursing students
2. Topics are updated with the latest information
3. “Nursing Interventions” are given in the chapters, wherever possible. It will help you in transforming your classroom knowledge into practical knowledge
4. Each chapter has Facteria Box containing the important facts related to the topics or chapter
5. Each chapter ends with important Key Points and Assess Yourself exercises for self-evaluation
6. Key Terms in the beginning of each chapter gives student a brief look of the particular chapter
7. All figures have been redrawn and a number of colored photographs have been given wherever relevant to enhance the reading experience of students.

About the Author:-
Anju Dhir MSc Microbiology is currently working as lecturer at Shivalila Institute of Nursing, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. After completing her MSc in Microbiology from Central Research Institute Kasauli she did PhD in microbiology from Maharaja Vinayak Global University (MVGU) Jaipur, Rajasthan. She holds gold medal in microbiology. Being keen observer and has passion for teaching, she has dedicated herself in imparting training to the young microbiologist. She has been in teaching profession since 25 years. Her thesis and research papers have been published in many International Journals. Apart from Microbiology, she is equally passionate about literature and has contributed chapters in reference books on English literature. Her online book on “Indian Common Krait – Bungarus caeruleus” has been published by Amazon on Kindle. She shares her knowledge on microbiology through her blog namely “life and lifesciences.blogspot.in” and through presentations on slideshare.com by LinkedIn. Knowledge of microbiology is foundation stone in health industry. The present book is one more milestone in her career which certainly going to benefit the students by transforming their knowledge into practicality.

Table of Contents:- 

UNIT 1 INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Importance and Relevance of Microbiology in Nursing
Chapter 2: History of Microbiology
Chapter 3: Concepts and Terminology

UNIT 2 GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF MICROBES

Chapter 4: Classification of Bacteria
Chapter 5: Morphology of Bacteria
Chapter 6: Colonization
Chapter 7: Effect of Heat and Cold
Chapter 8: Growth and Nutrition of Microorganisms
Chapter 9: Blood and Body Fluids
Chapter 10: Laboratory Methods for Identification of Microorganisms
Chapter 11: Microscopes
Chapter 12: Staining Techniques
Chapter 13: Culture: Various Media

UNIT 3 INFECTION CONTROL

Chapter 14: Disinfection and Sterilization
Chapter 15: Biomedical Waste Management
Chapter 16: Asepsis
Chapter 17: Chemotherapy and Antibiotics
Chapter 18: Hospital-Acquired Infections
Chapter 19: Infection: Sources, Portal of Entry, Exit and Transmission

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Chapter 20: Standard Safety Measures
Chapter 21: Protocols, Collection of Samples and Preparation of Report and Status

UNIT 4 PATHOGENIC ORGANISMS
SECTION 1: SYSTEMATIC BACTERIOLOGY

Chapter 22: Staphylococcus
Chapter 23: Streptococcus
Chapter 24: Streptococcus Pneumoniae
Chapter 25: Bacillus Anthracis
Chapter 26: Corynebacterium Diphtheriae
Chapter 27: Clostridium
Chapter 28: Mycobacterium
Chapter 29: Neisseria
Chapter 30: Haemophilus Influenzae
Chapter 31: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
Chapter 32: Escherichia Coli
Chapter 33: Bordetella Pertussis
Chapter 34: Brucella Abortus
Chapter 35: Salmonella Typhi
Chapter 36: Shigella Dysenteriae
Chapter 37: Vibrio Cholerae
Chapter 38: Yersinia Pestis
Chapter 39: Spirochaetes
Chapter 40: Rickettsiae
Chapter 41: Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
Chapter 42: Chlamydia Trachomatis

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SECTION 2 VIROLOGY

Chapter 43: Viruses—General Characteristics
Chapter 44: Viral Diseases – 1
Chapter 45: Viral Diseases – 2
Chapter 46: Viral Diseases – 3
Chapter 47: Viral Diseases – 4

SECTION 3 MYCOLOGY, PARASITOLOGY RODENTS AND VECTORS

Chapter 48: Medical Mycology
Chapter 49: Parasitology
Chapter 50: Rodents and Vectors

UNIT 5 IMMUNOLOGY

Chapter 51: Immunity— Types and Classification
Chapter 52: Antigen and Antibody Reactions
Chapter 53: Hypersensitivity
Chapter 54: Immunoprophylaxis

Index