Infection Control in the ICU Environment (Perspectives on Critical Care Infectious Diseases #5) (Paperback)

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By Robert A. Weinstein (Editor), Marc Bonten (Editor)
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Infection Control in the ICU Environment provides the details of the most common infection control problems facing intensive care units. Authors include noted scientists, intensivists and epidemiologists from the United States and Europe as well as infection control experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Acinetobacter, methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin resistant enterococci are examined in detail. This volume also includes cutting edge information regarding the potential for prophylactic and pre-emptive therapy of fungal infections in intensive care units.
Innovations in vascular catheter care and prevention of bloodstream infections are discussed in this volume as well as the newest information in mathematical modeling to understand the epidemiology and control of infections in intensive care units.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781461352365
ISBN-10: 1461352363
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2012
Pages: 276
Language: English
Series: Perspectives on Critical Care Infectious Diseases