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Aged Care - Infection Control Resources
Pain, Pus and Poison (2013)
SBS Michael Mosley - how the most valuable drugs where developed - aspirin and antibiotics
Principles of sterile technique (2016)
FOD video, 2016.
Discussing sources of infection within the operative suite, this video describes how the sterile field breaks the chain of infection. It considers the roles of the surgical team members, presents AORN's recommendations for surgical asepsis, and discusses AST's standards of practice for creating the sterile field.
Infection Control in Long Term Care (2021)
This program introduces infection control policies, explaining that gowns and gloves should be worn by staff for all interactions that involve contact with the resident's bodily fluids, blood, secretions, or excretions, as well as contact with potentially contaminated areas in the environment and that personal protective equipment (PPE) should be donned before entry into the room and discarded before exit.
Infection Control in Healthcare (2021)
Introducing infection control policies, this program explains the importance of performing proper hand hygiene, shows how to properly perform the different hand hygiene methods and fingernail care, demonstrates use of personal protective equipment, teaches how to remove personal protective equipment properly, and discusses considerations related to infection control safe practices.
Medical Microbiology (2018)
It provides ideal coverage for medical and biomedical students - with 'Key Points' boxes throughout to highlight the essentials.
New and expanded coverage of hot topics and emerging areas important to clinical practice, including:
Genomics The Human Microbiome Direct acting antiviral agents for the treatment of HCV infection Molecular methods in diagnostic microbiology Antibiotic Stewardship
Clinical cases - to introduce how patients with infections present and help relate key principles to practice MCQs for each chapter.
Infection Control Manual for Healthcare Professionals (2015)
It educates healthcare students practicing in a clinical setting by providing a comprehensive understanding of infection control. The text is mapped to competency HLTIN301C and provides valuable underpinning knowledge and skills required to reduce infection transmission, prevention and control. Handy in size, complete with spiral binding and coated paper, make this handbook a great resources for use within clinical settings, or as a reference guide.