Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Infection Control


Edited by Christopher Sudhakar

Manipal University, India

Health care associated infection is coupled with significant morbidity and mortality. Prevention and control of infection is indispensable part of health care delivery system. Knowledge of Preventing HAI can help health care providers to make informed and therapeutic decisions thereby prevent or reduce these infections. Infection control is continuously evolving science that is constantly being updated and enhanced. The book will be very useful for all health care professionals to combat with health care associated infections.

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Infection ControlUpdatesEdited by Christopher Sudhakar

Published: February 22nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2251

ISBN: 978-953-51-0055-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6819-5

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

41197 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

15 Web of Science Citations

27 Dimensions Citations


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1. Healthcare Associated Infections: Nuisance in the Modern Medical Epoch

By Aamer Ikram and Luqman Satti


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2. Health Care Associated Infections: Sources and Routes of Transmission

By Hans Jørn Kolmos


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3. Models of Hospital Acquired Infection

By Pietro Coen


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4. Infection Control in Developing World

By Lul Raka and Gjyle Mulliqi-Osmani


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5. Prevention of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections in Patients on Hemodialysis

By Dulce Barbosa, Mônica Taminato, Dayana Fram, Cibele Grothe and Angélica Belasco


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6. Implementation of MRSA Infection Prevention and Control Measures – What Works in Practice?

By Jobke Wentzel, Nienke de Jong, Joyce Karreman and Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen


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7. Implementation of a Need Based Participatory Training Program on Hospital Infection Control: A Clinical Practice Improvement Project

By Christopher Sudhaker


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8. Infectious Disease and Personal Protection Techniques for Infection Control in Dentistry

By Bahadır Kan and Mehmet Ali Altay


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9. Skin Irritation Caused by Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs

By Nobuyuki Yamamoto


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10. Heteroresistance

By Meletis Georgios


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11. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Newer β-Lactamases: An Emerging Resistance Threat

By Silpi Basak, Ruchita O. Attal and Monali Rajurkar


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