oa Professional Nursing Today - Microbe matters - part 2 : communicable diseases
|Article Title||Microbe matters - part 2 : communicable diseases|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Affiliations||1 Quality Mx Systems|
|Publication Date||Mar 2012|
|Pages||36 - 43|
|Keyword(s)||Aerobic, Anaerobic, Disinfection, Gram-negative, Gram-positive, Isolation, Opportunist, Pathogenesis, Personal protective equipment, Spore-forming and Transmission|
This is the second of a two-part series whereby tabulated summaries of 11 important nosocomial pathogens are presented in an easy to read, "cut out and keep" format. The content is primarily aimed at nursing staff responsible for implementing infection prevention and control strategies at unit level, the objective being to provide simple but relevant information which can be used to rationalise transmission-based precautions and improve patient safety.
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