The second half of the book concentrates on the practical application of the previously described principles to the reduction of infection risks and management of known infections in a range of clinical and social situations. The book reflects the current dynamics in health care provision and will equip the reader with the knowledge base to develop their skills in the control of infection in a variety of healthcare settings.
Introduction to microbiology and virology.
Role of the infection control team.
Managing outbreaks of infection.
Design of new and refurbished buildings.
Standard setting and audi.
Mother and child infections.
Sexually transmitted infections.
Catheterisation and urinary tract infection.
Cannula associated infection.
Management of known infection.