Infection Prevention

New Perspectives and Controversies

Editors: Bearman, G., Munoz-Price, S., Morgan, D., K. Murthy, A.R. (Eds.)

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  • Discusses emerging trends and current controversies
  • The ultimate guide to preventing infections
  • Written by experts in the field
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About this book

This book reviews evolving areas in infection prevention on topics including contact precautions, technology implementation, specific infections, and care in various settings. The book summarizes the current data oninfection prevention, presents controversies on the various topics, and includes recommendations for patient safety. Addressing hot topics such as MRSA, C. difficile vaccination, mandatory flu vaccines, and CLABSI, this is the only text to include prevention and control overviews across a range of infection issues. Written by experts in thefield, this book contains 32 chapters that educates and presents the most cutting-edge models of care on emerging and evolving topics in infectious diseases.
Infection Prevention: New Perspectives and Controversies is a valuable resource for infection prevention professionals, healthcare quality and safety professionals, caring for patients in in- and outpatient settings.

About the authors

Gonzalo Bearman MD, MPH
Richard P. Wenzel Professor of Medicine-Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases/ Hospital Epidemiologist
Infectious Diseases/ Epidemiology
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
1300 East Marshall Street
PO BOX 980019
Richmond, Virginia 23298, United States of America
T: (804) 828-2121
F: (804) 828-2125
Email: gonzalo.bearman@vcuhealth.org

 

L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD
Enterprise Epidemiologist
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine-Division of Infectious Diseases
Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, United States of America
T: (414) 955-8020
Email: smunozprice@mcw.edu

 

Daniel J Morgan, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Chief Hospital Epidemiologist
Epidemiology, Public Health and Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine and Baltimore VA Medical Center
10 S. Pine Street
MSTF 334
Baltimore, Maryland 21201, United States of America
T: (410) 706-1734
Email: dmorgan@epi.umaryland.edu

Table of contents (32 chapters)

Table of contents (32 chapters)
  • HAI Controversies: Contact Precautions

    Pages 1-8

    Martin, Elise (et al.)

  • Hand Hygiene Monitoring Technologies: Implementation and Outcomes

    Pages 9-11

    Jarrin Tejada, Claudia Denisse

  • Universal Glove and Gown Use for the Prevention of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE)

    Pages 13-17

    Croft, Lindsay (et al.)

  • Isolation Precautions for Visitors to Healthcare Settings

    Pages 19-27

    Sfeir, Maroun (et al.)

  • Bacterial Contamination of the Anesthesia Work Area: Hands, Patients, and Things

    Pages 29-34

    Mahmutoglu, Derya (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Infection Prevention
Book Subtitle
New Perspectives and Controversies
Editors
  • Gonzalo Bearman
  • Silvia Munoz-Price
  • Daniel Morgan
  • A. Rekha K. Murthy
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-60980-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-60980-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-60978-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-86975-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 315
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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