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Infections and nursing practice

prevention and control

by Barbara M. Soule

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Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communicable diseases -- Nursing,
  • Communicable diseases -- Prevention,
  • Communicable diseases -- Case studies,
  • Communicable diseases -- Etiology,
  • Communicable Diseases -- nursing,
  • Communicable Disease Control -- methods -- nurses" insstruction,
  • Communicable Diseases -- nursing -- case studies,
  • Cross Infection -- prevention & control

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBarbara M. Soule, Elaine L. Larson, Gary A. Preston.
    ContributionsLarson, Elaine., Preston, Gary A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC112 .S63 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 459 p. :
    Number of Pages459
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1097243M
    ISBN 100801669472
    LC Control Number94021881

    This clinical pocket manual based on the comprehensive text, Lippincott's Manual of Nursing Practice, covers the four main areas of nursing—medical-surgical, maternal-newborn, pediatric, and psychiatric—and contains comprehensive assessment, treatment, and nursing intervention information on the most common conditions. Conditions are presented in alphabetical order with extensive cross 5/5(3). This volume offers extensive information on preventive and infection surveillance procedures, routines and policies adapted to the optimal infection control level needed to tackle today’s microbes in hospital practice. It especially focuses on preventive measures for serious hospital : Bjørg Marit Andersen.

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Infections and nursing practice by Barbara M. Soule Download PDF EPUB FB2

INTRODUCTION. Infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among nursing home (NH) residents.[] In the U.S. alone, an estimated to million infections occur in NHs annually.[] Because NH residents are at high risk for infection,[] prevalence will likely continue to rise given the global aging population[] that will increase demand for NH services ( million U.S.

residents Cited by:   Background: Nosocomial Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infections are adverse incidents that affect immunocompromised hospitalized patients. High-touch surface areas within the patient’s environment are frequently overlooked and are a source of microscopic bacterial transmission.

Objectives: This article examines whether the use of a standardized protocol for cleaning high-touch. ANA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have teamed up with a number of Nursing Specialty Organizations to educate and train nurses on infection control. The goals of the training programs developed through the NICE Network are to improve adherence to infection prevention and control practices and enhance the confidence of nurses to care for patients with Ebola and other.

Our Free E-Book Can Help Nurses Reduce the Number of Hospital-Acquired Infections J Hospitals are meant to be places of healing, yet every year an estimated million Americans will develop an infection while hospitalized – patients will die from one, according to the department of Health and Human Services.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The Host / Elaine L. Larson --The Microbiologic Environment / Linda D. Bobo --The Physical Environment / Jeanne Leclair --The Social Environment / Carol O'Boyle Williams --Patient Care Practices and Medical Devices / Barbara R.

Mooney --Barrier Precautions and Personal. Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance are significant threats to public health. As resistant organisms continue to emerge and evolve, and antimicrobial agents become less effective, infection prevention and control remains a vital aspect of maintaining public health, particularly among vulnerable patient groups such as older people and young children.

Recommendations for integrating this evidence into nursing practice are offered. The author reviews the evidence on preventing and treating common infections in acute care settings, focusing on community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia, surgical site infections, and Clostridioides difficile infection.

University of Kansas Medical Center Rainbow Boulevard Kansas City, KS | TDD. is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters.

Fundamentals of Infection Prevention and Control Theory and Practice Second Edition Infection prevention and control is an essential component ofnursing care, and a crucially important subject area for both nursing students and qualifiednurses.

Fundamentals of Infection Prevention and Control gives readers a firm grasp of the principlesof Cited by: 5. Nurses are a key link in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections.

Nosocomial Infections. RUSSELL, BARBARA MPH, CIC, ACRN Miami, FL, and infection control nurse at Homestead Hospital, Homestead, FL. American Journal of Nursing: June - Volume 99 - Issue 6 - p 24JP.

Buy; SDC; Abstract. Nurses are a key link in the prevention. Infection control 4: good hand-hygiene practice for hospital patients 29 August, This article, the fourth in a six-part series, discusses why patient hand hygiene is important part of infection prevention and control and outlines recommended best practice.

Background: Cancer-related infections lead to increases in mortality, antibiotic use, and hospital stays. Other adverse outcomes include dose delays and reductions, which can result in suboptimal treatment outcomes.

Objectives: Effective implementation of risk assessment and evidence-based interventions for the prevention and treatment of infection are essential to improve care and. Nursing theories provide the foundations of nursing practice, helps generate further knowledge, and indicate in which direction nursing should develop in the future (Brown, ).

By providing nurses a sense of identity, nursing theory can help patients, managers, and other healthcare professionals to acknowledge and understand the unique. This book is an excellent resource for nursing students. It clearly explains microbiology and infection prevention and control in an informative manner which is easy to follow.

The activities and multiple choice questions throughout the book really encourage critical thinking and the application of theory to practice.

Remote Nursing. Remote Nursing Practice includes Sexually Transmitted Infections and Contraceptive Management. RNs who are BCCNP-certified in Remote Nursing practice use the DSTs listed below to diagnose and treat the following diseases and disorders.

Abstract. Reducing rates of surgical site infections (SSIs) is a key component of healthcare quality and safety activity. However, the multiple teams and settings associated with the surgical care pathway make it difficult to ensure staff are aware of SSI rates, and that guidance is consistent and complied with.

By her personal efforts to improve wound care, aseptic practices, and hand hygiene among all nursing and medical staff, mortality dropped in a dramatic decline from 33 percent to 2 percent within a 9-month period.

These sustained and dedicated efforts to reduce patient infections and improve patient care in light of overwhelming adversity Cited by: Drug-resistant infections are one of the greatest threats to human health, and with resistance on the rise, appropriate antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is more important than ever.

This book, written by nurses for nurses, provides a clear and concise approach to good practice in this vital area. Exploring all aspects of AMS, this new book is. As a modern nurse, what can you do to prevent hospital acquired infections from happening to your patient and save your health care facility an upsurge in costs.

Using an evidence-based approach to infection control is proven to make a difference in your nursing practice. Let our e-book serve as your go-to handbook for basic interventions and preventions.

Start studying Dimensions of Nursing Practice, Exam 2, Nursing Now book ch. 1,2,3, 4, 6, 7, 8. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other.Infections and infectious diseases: A manual for nurses and midwives in the WHO European whole can be used as a reference book in health care settings.

practical and are related to nursing or midwifery practice incorporating wider aspects relevant to the module content. For example, you may be asked to visit a laboratory, carry out an File Size: 1MB.Teaching and Learning in Nursing. We hope that this book can be used as a resource to increase the body of knowledge in teaching and learning in nursing, thereby enhancing the role and contribution of health care professionals to clinical main aim of teaching and learning in nursing, at all levels, is to enhance the nurses' contribution to assist the individuals, families and.