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Outbreak Investigation, Prevention, and Control in Health Care Settings: Critical Issues in Patient Safety, 2nd Ed.

Outbreak Investigation, Prevention, and Control in Health Care Settings: Critical Issues in Patient Safety, 2nd Ed.

Product code :479737

Health care facilities play an integral role in interrupting the transmission of infectious agents and recognizing, preventing, and controlling outbreaks caused by infectious and noninfectious agents. This comprehensive resource offers practical guidance for health care professionals who must be prepared to recognize, investigate, interrupt, and prevent outbreaks.
  • Explains epidemiologic principles as they apply to the health care setting
  • Serves as a reference for published reports pertaining to the identification, investigation, prevention, and control of outbreaks in a variety of settings
  • Presents practical guidelines for identifying, investigating, preventing, and controlling outbreaks caused by either infectious of noninfectious agents
  • Discusses the use of information technology in infection surveillance, prevention, and control programs
  • Provides a complete set of appendices with guidelines, recommendations, and case definitions

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Kathleen Meehan Arias
Preface  
Contributor List 
Chapter  1 An Introduction to Epidemiology 
Chapter  2 Surveillance Programs, Public Health, and Emergency Preparedness 
Chapter  3 Outbreaks Reported in Acute Care Settings 
Chapter  4 Outbreaks Reported in Long-Term Care Settings 
Chapter  5 Outbreaks Reported in Ambulatory Care Settings 
Chapter  6 Pseudo-Outbreaks Reported in Health Care Settings 
Chapter  7 Organisms and Diseases Associated with Outbreaks in a Variety of Health Care Settings 
Chapter  8 Investigation, Prevention and Control of Outbreaks in the Health Care Setting 
Chapter  9 Information Technology and Outbreak Investigation 
Chapter  10 Statistical Methods Used in Outbreak Investigations 
Chapter  11 The Role of the Laboratory in Outbreak Detection, Prevention and Investigation 
Chapter  12 Collecting, Organizing and Displaying Epidemiologic Data 
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