Precepts of infection prevention and control

Cochrane, Joan (2009) Precepts of infection prevention and control. In: Essential skills clusters for nurses: Theory for practice. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, pp. 143-161. ISBN 978-1405183413

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Infection control is the responsibility of everyone who works within health care systems (Department of Health (DH) 2006a). In this chapter the theories that underpin high-quality infection control practice will be explored. The intention is to enable you to understand the theoretical components and how to adopt these into your everyday practice. It is anticipated that your current thinking about infection control will be challenged and in doing so, you will have a more informed perspective on this speciality.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: infection, health and wellness
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
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Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2010 13:59
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 14:40

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