Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 April 2021

272 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197509159

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Preventing Hospital Infections

Real-World Problems, Realistic Solutions

Second Edition

Jennifer Meddings, Vineet Chopra, and Sanjay Saint

  • Focuses on the adaptive aspect of quality initiatives--including staff acceptance of changes--rather than merely focusing on the technical aspects
  • Uses an anecdotal, conversational approach geared to a model hospital, making it easy for readers to understand and apply the solutions provided
  • Draws upon the extensive personal experiences and research of its clinical authors for examples and practical solutions

New to this Edition:

  • Includes new clinical tools and algorithms like the RAND/UCLA appropriateness criteria for using devices
  • Provides newly expanded topics including antimicrobial stewardship and CLABSI-specific intervention

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