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Infection Control

Edited by Silpi Basak

Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India

Health Care associated infection (HAI) is an emerging problem worldwide. HAI causes increased morbidity, mortality and average length of stay of the patient in the hospital. HAI also imposes economic burden on the patient, health care set up and also State and National Health care system. It has been estimated that 5 10 % of all hospital admission suffers from HAI even in developed countries. But 30% of HAI are preventable, if we follow the infection control practices properly especially hand hygiene while giving patient care. Hence, in this book importance has been given to Infection Control practices along with emerging trends of HAI due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter species etc.

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Infection ControlEdited by Silpi Basak

Published: May 29th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/56704

ISBN: 978-953-51-1145-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7158-4

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

14229 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

27 Dimensions Citations


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1. Infection Control Practices in Health Care Set-Up

By Silpi Basak, Monali N. Rajurkar, Sanjay K. Mallick and Ruchita O. Attal


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2. Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Multi-Drug-Resistance Development and Treatment Options

By Georgios Meletis and Maria Bagkeri


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3. Biofilms: A Challenge to Medical Fraternity in Infection Control

By Silpi Basak, Monali N. Rajurkar, Ruchita O. Attal and Sanjay Kumar Mallick


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4. Ocular Infections Caused by Corynebacterium Species

By Hiroshi Eguchi


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5. Acinetobacte

By Lul Raka, Gjyle Mulliqi-Osmani, Lumturije Begolli, Arsim Kurti, Greta Lila, Rrezarta Bajrami and Arbëresha Jaka-Loxha


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