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Title Infection prevention : new perspectives and controversies / Gonzalo Bearman, Silvia Munoz-Price, Daniel J. Morgan, Rekha K. Murthy, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Springer Medicine eBooks 2018 English+International
Contents 1. HAI controversies: Contact precautions / Elise Martin, Zachary Rubin, Rekha K. Murthy -- 2. Hand hygiene monitoring technologies: Implementation and outcomes / Claudia Denisse Jarrin Tejada -- 3. Universal glove and gown use for the prevention of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) / Lindsay Croft, Daniel J. Morgan -- 4. Isolation precautions for visitors to healthcare settings / Maroun Sfeir, Matthew S. Simon, David Banach -- 5. Bacterial contamination of the anesthesia work area: Hands, patients, and things / Derya Mahmutoglu, Luisa Silvia Munoz-Price -- 6. Infection control in the outpatient setting / John Daniel Markley, Michael P. Stevens -- 7. New technologies for infection prevention / Michelle Doll, Michael P. Stevens, Gonzalo Bearman -- 8. What is the role of mobile no-touch disinfection technology in optimizing healthcare environmental hygiene? / Philip C. Carling -- 9. Universal MRSA/Staphylococcal decolonization for hospitalized patients / Edward J. Septimus -- 10. Staphylococcal decolonization in surgery patients ./ Andrew D. Ludwig, E. Patchen Dellinger -- 11. The surgical care improvement project redux: Should CMS revive process of care measures for prevention of surgical site infections? / Deborah S. Yokoe -- 12. Healthcare worker apparel and infection prevention / Salma Muhammad Abbas, Gonzalo Bearman -- 13. Antimicrobial textiles and infection prevention: Clothing and the inanimate environment / Rachel H. McQueen, Briana Ehnes -- 14. Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacilli: Infection prevention considerations / Oryan Henig, David E. Katz, Dror Marchaim -- 15. Active surveillance cultures for MRSA, VRE, multidrug-resistant gram-negatives / Amar Krishna, Teena Chopra -- 16. C. difficile microbiome manipulation / Jenna Wick, Tinzar Basein, Shira Doron -- 17. Air contamination in the hospital environment / Luis A. Shimose -- 18. Vertical versus horizontal infecton control interventions / Salma Muhammad Abbas, Michelle Doll, Michael P. Stevens -- 19. The role of the hospital epidemiologist / Kristina A. Bryant -- 20. Whole genome sequencing for outbreak investigation / Tara N. Palmore -- 21. Viral hemorrhagic fever preparedness / Angela Hewlett, Angela M. Vasa, Theodore J. Cieslak, John J. Lowe, Shelly Schwedhelm -- 22. Probiotics and infection prevention / Whitney Perry, Shira Doron -- 23. Animals in healthcare settings / Rekha K. Murthy, vivek Pandrangi, David Jay Weber -- 24. Decolonization in infection control of gram-negative bacilli / David Thomas, David Banach -- 25. Testing water for legionella prevention / Brooke K. Decker, Cornelius J. Clancy -- 26. The importance of c. difficile colonization in infection prevention / Natalia Blanco, Surbhi Leekha -- 27. Mandator influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel / Bryan D. Harris, Thomas R. Talbot -- 28. Controversies in healthcare-associated infection surveillance / Geetika Sood, Surbhi Leekha -- 29. Chlorhexidine gluconate batching outside the intensive care unit / Megan Buller, Kyle J. Popovich -- 30. Airborne precautions and personal protective equipment: The powered air-purifying respirator-only approach / Pranavi V. Sreeramoju, Jose Cadena -- 31. Donning and doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE): Is training necessary? / Michelle Doll, Michael P. Stevens, Gonzalo Bearman -- 32. Rapid diagnostics in infection prevention / Sawa Revolinski, Angela M. Huang, Allison Gibble -- Index.
Dedication; Contents; Contributors; 1: HAI Controversies: Contact Precautions; Introduction; Current Guideline Recommendations for Contact Precautions in Acute Care Facilities; History of Isolation Precautions; Vertical Versus Horizontal Infection Control Strategies; MRSA and the Impact of Contact Precautions; Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE); Contact Precautions for Gram-Negative Rods and Clostridium difficile; References; 2: Hand Hygiene Monitoring Technologies: Implementation and Outcomes; Introduction; Monitoring Hand Hygiene Compliance.
Methods for Monitoring HH Compliance Direct Observation; Measuring Product Consumption; Video Surveillance and Feedback; Electronic Surveillance and Alerts; Summary; References; 3: Universal Glove and Gown Use for the Prevention of Methicillin-Ù›Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE); Background; Policies; Controversies (Table 3.1); Effectiveness of Universal Glove and Gown Use; Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Glove and Gown; Practical Resolutions; Future Research; Conclusions; References.
4: Isolation Precautions for Visitors to Healthcare Settings Introduction; Visitors and Transmission/Outbreaks; Visitors and Standard Precautions; Hand Hygiene; Visitors and Contact Precautions; Visitors and Droplet Precautions; Influenza; Bordetella pertussis; Visitors and Airborne Precautions; Measles; Immunocompromised Visitors; Emerging Infections and Visitors to Healthcare Settings; Ethical Considerations in Isolation Precautions for Visitors to Healthcare Facilities; References; 5: Bacterial Contamination of the Anesthesia Work Area: Hands, Patients, and Things.
MRSA and VRE Gram-Negative Organisms; Intraoperative Anesthesia Work Area; Environmental Contamination; Hand Hygiene; Increased Surgical Site Infections and Mortality; Compliance with Cleaning and Disinfection; Conclusions and Controversies; References; 6: Infection Control in the Outpatient Setting; Introduction; Definitions; Applying the Principles of Hospital Infection Control to Outpatient Infection Control; Infrastructure; Standard Precautions; Hand Hygiene; Why Is Hand Hygiene Compliance So Poor in the Outpatient Setting?; Recommendations; Injection Practices.
Surveillance Regulations, Mandatory Reporting, and Monitoring; Transmission-Based Precautions; Respiratory Hygiene and Cough Etiquette; Environmental Cleaning; Medical Devices; Antimicrobial Stewardship; Medical Waste; Education of Healthcare Personnel; Risk Assessment; Special Considerations; Clostridium difficile in the Outpatient Setting; Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis; Ambulatory Surgery Centers; Dialysis Centers; Conclusions; References; 7: New Technologies for Infection Prevention; Introduction; Ultraviolet (UV) and Hydrogen Peroxide (HP) Room Disinfection Systems.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book reviews evolving areas in infection prevention on topics including contact precautions, technology implementation, specific infections, and care in various settings. The book summarizes the current data on infection prevention, presents controversies on the various topics, and includes recommendations for patient safety. Addressing hot topics such as MRSA, C. difficile vaccination, mandatory flu vaccines, and CLABSI, this is the only text to include prevention and control overviews across a range of infection issues. Written by experts in the field, this book contains 32 chapters that educates and presents the most cutting-edge models of care on emerging and evolving topics in infectious diseases. Infection Prevention: New Perspectives and Controversies is a valuable resource for infection prevention professionals, healthcare quality and safety professionals, caring for patients in in- and outpatient settings.
Other author Bearman, Gonzalo, editor.
Munoz-Price, Silvia, editor.
Morgan, Daniel J., editor.
Murthy, Rekha K., editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Infection -- Prevention.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319609805 (electronic bk.)
3319609807 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-60980-5