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Foundations of infection control and prevention / Christine McGuire-Wolfe, PhD, CIC, CPH, EMT-P.


Foundations of Infection Control and Prevention offers a foundation in the critical concepts in infection control. Perfect for those with no prior exposure to medical terminology, this hands-on, practical text offers case examples of specific pathogens and avoids complex technical jargon, without being too simplistic. [From publisher's description].

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  • ISBN: 9781284053135
  • ISBN: 128405313X
  • Physical Description: xiii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to the role of infection preventionists and basic principles -- Hand hygiene -- Modes of transmission, personal protective equipment, and isolation precautions -- Cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization -- Healthcare-associated infections -- Vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases -- Foodborne illness and food safety -- Employee health -- Bioterrorism -- Appendix A : Antimicrobial spectrum and characteristics of hand-hygiene antiseptic agents -- Appendix B : type and duration of precautions recommended for selected infection and conditions -- Appendix C : Summary of advantages and disadvantages of chemical agents used as chemical sterilants or as high-level disinfectants -- Appendix D : selected biological agents potentially involved in bioterrorism.
Subject: Communicable diseases.
Communicable diseases > Prevention.
Communicable Disease Control > methods.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Kirtland Community College Library RA 643 .M34 2018 30775305547037 General Collection Available -

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