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Title Basic microbiology and infection control for midwives / Elisabeth Presterl, Magda Diab-El Schahawi, Jacqui S. Reilly, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer Nature : Springer, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer Medicine eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction (Presterl) 1. Microbiology and Infection Control. Overview 2. Communicable Diseases and Transmission 3. Medical Microbiology -- Basic Bacteriology 4. Bacteriology -- Specific Pathogens and Associated Infectious Diseases 5. Medical Mycology 6. Infectious Diseases and Pregnancy 7. Parasitology 8. Virology -- General 9. Virology -- Specific Pathogens and Infectious Diseases 10. Needle Stick Injuries 11. Bloodborne Viral Infections 12. Immunology and Vaccinology 13. Antimicrobials 14. Disinfection 15. Sterilisation 16. Handling of Reusable Medical Devices 17. Environmental Medicine 18. Disinfestation.
Summary This book provides an evidence-based, practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of the most frequent fungal infections in a general hospital. It offers a comprehensive overview of the basic medical and scientific background of fungal infections and carefully explains and discusses epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation. Readers will acquire a good and clear perception of invasive fungal infections, including diagnosis and treatment. This user-friendly resource not only serves as a valuable tool in clinical management, but also provides the basis for further research questions and studies in this particular field. It will be a useful companion for midwives as well as for doctors, medical and pharmacy students, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Other author Presterl, Elisabeth, editor.
Diab-El Schahawi, Magda, editor.
Reilly, Jacqui S., editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Midwifery.
Pregnancy -- Microbiology.
Labor (Obstetrics) -- Complications.
Communicable diseases in pregnancy -- Prevention.
Infection -- Prevention.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030020262 (electronic bk.)
3030020266 (electronic bk.)