This third edition of 'Hospital Acquired Infection' continues to provide an essential guide for all those responsible for infection control. The authors explain the transmission of infection and the microbiological background of control procedures.
The reader will be able to competently manage day to day infection control problems and assist in the preparation of local policies. The authors are very experienced and present their knowledge to the reader in a succinct and readable style.
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Ayliffe, G A J, MD FRCPath, Emeritus Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of Birmingham, Honorary Consultant, formerly Director, Hospital Infection Research Laboratory, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK Babb, JR, FIBMS, Laboratory Manager, Hospital Infection Research Laboratory, City Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK Taylor, Lynda J, MBA RGN RM, Infection Control Unit, Laboratory of Hospital Infection, Central Public Health Laboratory, Colindale, London, UKReview:
This book is a useful introduction to hospital-acquired infection and infection control for all who are starting out in microbiology and infection control. I would recommend it to all trainee microbiologists, trainee CCDCs and infection control nurses in training. It would also be of interest to allied professions including Sterile Services managers, domestic services managers and trainee surgeons.
Journal of Medical Microbiology, Vol. 48, Issue No
The authors are world-renowned experts in the field of hospital infection control, and their book will be of use to all those working in hospitals, from the chief executive to the ward volunteer, for its practical guidane on infection control practice. It is concise and easy to read and covers a broad range of themes encompassing management and clinical issues and support services.
Health Service Journal
The information is presented in a clear and concise manner which is very well referenced and updated. This book will be a great help for infection control nurses and their trainees, healthcare workers and doctors training in the field of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health.
Saudi Medical Journal, 2000
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