This note has been
written with the aim of developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses
and midwives regarding infections and infectious diseases and their prevention
and control. The manual comprises seven modules. Each module is in two parts:
theory and practice, with opportunities for self-assessment through learning
activities and a workbook.
explains the following topics: Septic Shock, Hematopoietic or Lymphoreticular
Infections, Gastrointestinal Infections, Respiratory Tract Infections,
Cardiovascular Infections, Genitourinary Tract Infections, Bone and Joint
Infections, Central Nervous System Infections.
are the world’s greatest killers that present one of the most significant
health and security challenges facing the global community.This book gives a
comprehensive overview of recent trends in infectious diseases, as well as
general concepts of infections, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment,
epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of
infectious diseases, highlighting the ongoing issues, recent advances, with
future directions in diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies.
The blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases has
been published by the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit Victorian
Department of Health, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention
and control of infectious diseases.
This book covers the following
topics: Descriptive Epidemiology of Occupational Infections of Laboratory
Workers, Safe Handling of Infectious Agents, Safe Disposal of Infectious
Laboratory Waste and Safety Management.
Author(s): The National
Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
This note explains the
following topics: Why a Children's Vaccine Initiative, Resources and Infrastructure, Vaccine Demand and
Supply, Investing in New and Improved Vaccines, Stages of Vaccine Development,
A Strategy to Enhance U.S. Participation in the Children's Vaccine Initiative,
Relevant Intellectual Property Rights Law, Public Health Service Act and
Regulatory Aspects of Vaccine Development.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine