Infection Control in the ICU Environment

  • Robert A. Weinstein
  • Marc J. M. Bonten

Part of the Perspectives on Critical Care Infectious Diseases book series (CCID, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Juan Alonso-Echanove, Robert P. Gaynes
    Pages 1-13
  3. Maaike M. S. Ibelings, Hajo A. Bruining
    Pages 15-31
  4. James J. Rahal, Carl Urban
    Pages 67-76
  5. Javier Ariza, Xavier Corbella
    Pages 77-91
  6. Jacques F. G. M. Meis, Paul E. Verweij
    Pages 107-114
  7. Ricard Ferrer, Torsten Bauer, Antoni Torres
    Pages 155-167
  8. Miguel Sánchez GarcíA
    Pages 181-193
  9. John P. Flaherty, Janis Wiener, Robert A. Weinstein
    Pages 195-211
  10. C. A. M. Schurink, M. J. M. Bonten
    Pages 213-229
  11. Marc Lipsitch, Carl T. Bergstrom
    Pages 231-243

About this book

Introduction

Infection Control in the ICU Environment provides the details of the most common infection control problems facing intensive care units. Authors include noted scientists, intensivists and epidemiologists from the United States and Europe as well as infection control experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Acinetobacter, methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin resistant enterococci are examined in detail. This volume also includes cutting edge information regarding the potential for prophylactic and pre-emptive therapy of fungal infections in intensive care units.
Innovations in vascular catheter care and prevention of bloodstream infections are discussed in this volume as well as the newest information in mathematical modeling to understand the epidemiology and control of infections in intensive care units.

Keywords

Prevention antibiotics fungal infection infection infection control infections therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert A. Weinstein
    • 1
  • Marc J. M. Bonten
    • 2
  1. 1.Cook County Hospital and Rush Medical CollegeChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Internal Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases and AidsUniversity Medical Center UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0781-9
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5236-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-0781-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2501
  • About this book