Infection Prevention and Control
“Infection prevention and control is the clinical application of microbiology in practice. Infection or disease may be caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses or prions and can result in a wide variety of infections …Understanding how infections occur and how different micro-organisms act and spread is crucial to preventing infections.” (RCN Clinical topic: Infection prevention and control). Use this guide to find information resources related to infection prevention and control including books, reports and journal articles.
The aim of this toolkit is to support healthcare professionals consider and manage risks associated with the transmission of respiratory infections, specifically COVID-19, and aid local decision making on the level of personal protective equipment (PPE) required to protect them whilst at work. The toolkit may be of benefit to employers, managers, healthcare professionals and safety representatives..
This overview report examines the incidence and impact of qualifying episodes of infection in paediatric haemato-oncology patients cared for at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Children from 2015 to 2019 and the potential link to the hospital environment.
The Royal Marsden Manual Online
Chapter 4 covers Infection Prevention and Control
See chapters 22 and 23
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Disease is powerful. It can devastate communities and countries, threaten global security and challenge modern medicine and health care. This exhibition explored how nurses have responded to deadly outbreaks, from the so-called Spanish Flu epidemic after the First World War to more recent contagions, like HIV/AIDS and Ebola.
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