Healthcare Associated Infection Control and Biocides

by Najat Rashid, Ramnik Sood

The book discusses the important aspects required to prevent healthcare associated infections (HAI). It also explains the important protocols and standard precautions to be taken in a healthcare facility. The detailed information in the book helps the nurse staff, technicians & doctors to conduct the therapy in a proper manner and guide them to take requisite steps needed for each therapy. The methods for cleaning a ward, maintaining a sterile condition in an operation room, to clean instrument or equipment, to handle blood spills are explained in the book. It also explains the standard precautions to be taken by healthcare workers and patients. Different chapters, in the book, emphasize on various sterilization process, methods for waste disposal, how to handle the dead bodies, about bed bath, baby bath, perineal care, mouth care, eye care, process for hair removal and the procedure for insertion of a catheter. It also gives a short description about the microbes and biocides.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Rashid Najat
2. Sood Ramnik
Editor's Affiliation
1. Ministry of Health, United Arab Emirates
2. Reem Medical and Diagnostic Centre, Healthcare Mena Limited, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
ISBN
9789351521976
Speciality
Laboratory Medicine
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12163
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2014
Pages
362
Book Type
Professional

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