2014

Hospital Infection Prevention

Principles & Practices

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ISBN: 978-81-322-1607-0 (Print) 978-81-322-1608-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. The Mighty World of Microbes: An Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-29

      The Mighty World of Microbes: An Overview

  3. Vaccinations and Infection Prevention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 33-42

      Vaccinations and Infection Prevention

  4. Current Practices for Infection Prevention in the Hospital Settings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 45-51

      Current Practices for Infection Prevention in the Hospital Settings

  5. Hospital Infection Prevention Program

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 55-64

      Hospital Infection Prevention Program

  6. Infection Prevention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-71

      The Role of Microbiology Laboratory in Infection Prevention

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      Pages 73-76

      Role of Antimicrobial Stewardship in Infection Prevention

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      Pages 77-78

      A Four-Step Approach to Antibiotic Stewardship in India: Formulation of Antibiotic Policy

  7. Role of Hospital Housekeeping and Materials Management Including Disinfection and Waste Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-89

      Role of Hospital Housekeeping and Materials Management Including Disinfection and Waste Management

  8. Hand Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-100

      Hand Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment

  9. Decontamination and Sterilization Procedures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

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      Pages 103-120

      Decontamination and Sterilization Procedures

  10. Monitoring of High-Risk Areas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-126

      Monitoring of High-Risk Areas: Intensive Care Units

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      Pages 127-131

      Monitoring of High-Risk Areas: Operating Suite

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      Pages 133-136

      Monitoring of High-Risk Areas: Maternity Wards

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      Pages 137-142

      Monitoring of High-Risk Areas: Cancer Wards

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      Pages 143-157

      Monitoring of High-Risk Areas: Dialysis Units

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 159-165

      Monitoring of High-Risk Areas: Burn Units

  11. Infection Prevention for Procedures in Wards

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 169-177

      Infection Prevention for Procedures in Wards