By Kathleen Motacki
This all-encompassing quantity assists nursing scholars and beginning-level RNs in constructing a pragmatic figuring out of an infection keep an eye on matters as they relate to many alternative parts of overall healthiness care. The Illustrated advisor to an infection keep watch over covers each an infection keep an eye on subject, from simple hand washing, immunizations, an infection regulate in severe care, an infection keep watch over in exertions and supply, and clinical waste disposal, to tools of surveillance, and every thing in between-all in a single quantity. Written through specialists within the respective fields, every one bankruptcy bargains very important insights on holding sufferers, households, viewers, volunteers, and wellbeing and fitness care services from an infection. Illustrations are supplied to aid reveal the themes awarded, and chapters comprise questions and solutions with rationales for college kids to mirror upon. Key beneficial properties: removes the necessity for a number of an infection regulate assets by way of overlaying all crucial subject matters in a single quantity Encompasses the entire very important an infection regulate issues, from easy concerns corresponding to hand washing, to distinctiveness area-specific measures reminiscent of prevention measures for serious care nursing Covers a number of scientific parts of workmanship, together with acute care, dialysis, TB regulate, physician's places of work, and extra contains pre-test and post-test questions for every bankruptcy, with solutions supplied on the finish of the ebook
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19 20 An Illustrated Guide to Infection Control 7. Reinforce that a positive HIV test means that the patient is infected, but does not necessarily mean that the patient has progressed to AIDS. 8. Educate to prevent new infections. HIV-infected people should be instructed to avoid donating blood, organs, or semen; to avoid sharing razors, toothbrushes, or other household items that may contain blood or other body fluids; and to protect sexual and needle-sharing partners from blood, semen, and vaginal secretions (Lewis, Heitkemper, Dirksen, O’Brien, & Bucher, 2007).
PRE-TEST QUESTIONS 2-1. Health care facilities are required to have the following policies and procedures in place to protect the health care worker from exposure to bloodborne pathogens: a. Exposure Control Plan b. Post-Exposure Control Plan c. Both a and b d. Only a 15 16 An Illustrated Guide to Infection Control 2-2. Which of the following are not considered bloodborne pathogens: a. Hepatitis B b. Hepatitis C c. HIV d. Tuberculosis 2-3. As a health care worker, you should be immunized against: a.