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Handbook of Pediatric Infection Prevention and Control

Handbook of Pediatric Infection Prevention and Control
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ISBN: 9780190697174
Anul publicarii: 2019
Pagini: 352
Format: paperback
Categoria: PEDIATRICS

DESCRIERE

  • A comprehensive resource for infection prevention across the spectrum of pediatric healthcare settings, including acute care hospitals, ambulatory practices, and long-term care facilities
  • Assembled and curated by Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world's largest organization dedicated to the treatment, control, and eradication of infectious diseases that affect children
  • Infection- and setting-oriented chapters provide practical, expert guidance on a subject where evidence-based guidelines don't currently exist
  • Includes clinical scenarios that maximize resonance with reader and lend real-world applicability to guidelines
  • Links to evidence-based guidelines where available, plus sample policies for institutions, algorithms, and educational tools
  • An essential resource for infection preventionists, healthcare epidemiologists, infectious disease fellows, and anyone who provides support for infection-prevention programs in pediatric facilities
AN INNOVATIVE AND ESSENTIAL NEW TOOL IN FIGHTING HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS 

The Handbook of Pediatric Infection Prevention and Control is the most comprehensive, practical resource available on infection prevention across the spectrum of pediatric healthcare settings, including acute care hospitals, ambulatory practices, and long-term care facilities. It addresses the nuances and challenges specific to pediatric infection prevention, providing expert guidance on topics where evidence-based guidelines don't currently exist. 

Expertly written and exceptionally practical, this handbook is an essential resource for infection preventionists, healthcare epidemiologists, infectious disease fellows, and anyone who provides support for infection-prevention programs in pediatric facilities. 

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The Handbook of Pediatric Infection Prevention and Control is a publication of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the world's largest organization dedicated to the treatment, control, and eradication of infectious diseases that affect children.
 

Table of Contents

Contributors
1. Pathogens Spread Via Respiratory Route
Claudette Poole, MD and Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, MSPH
2. Device-Associated Infections (Outside of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
Manjiree V. Karandikar, MD, Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, Galit Holzmann-Pazgal, MD, and Susan Coffin, MD, MPH
3. Device Associated Infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Caroline Quach, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FSHEA
4. Surgical Site Infections
Aqsa Shakoor, MD, William Middlesworth, MD, and Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH
5. Clostridium difficile and norovirus
Thomas J. Sandora, MD, MPH
6. Prevention of Infections with Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) Organisms
Lorry G. Rubin, MD, and Gholamabbas Amin Ostovar, MD
7. Breast Milk Handling and Misadministration
Donna Fisher, MD
8. Management of Hospital Visitors
Preeti Mehrotra, MD, MPH, and Andi L. Shane, MD, MPH, MSc
9. Hospital-Based Playrooms, Classrooms and Pet Therapy
Jane M. Gould, MD
10. Pertussis and Influenza Cocooning Immunization Strategies
Meera Varman, MD, Sarah Turner Pietruszka, and Karen Lehan
11. Infection Prevention in Ambulatory and Emergency Department Settings
W. Matthew Linam, MD, MS, Michele D. Honeycutt, BSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC, and Vini Vijayan, MD
12. Pediatric Long-Term Care, Behavioral Health, Residential Facilities and Similar Settings
Candace Johnson, MD, Meghan Murray, RN, MPH, Olivia Jackson, RN, and Natalie Neu, MD
13. Antimicrobial Stewardship in Pediatrics
Emily A. Thorell, MD and Jared Olson, PharmD
Appendix: Overview of Transmission-Based Precautions and Personal Protective Equipment
Index

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