Bennett & Brachman's Hospital Infections, 5th Edition

Preface

CHAPTER 1. Epidemiology of Healthcare-Associated Infections

CHAPTER 2. The Healthcare Epidemiologist

CHAPTER 3. Hand Hygiene

CHAPTER 4. Personnel Health Services

CHAPTER 5. The Development of Infection Surveillance and Control Programs

CHAPTER 6. Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Infections

CHAPTER 7. Investigating Endemic and Epidemic Healthcare-Associated Infections

CHAPTER 8. Epidemiological Methods for Investigating Infections in the Healthcare Setting

CHAPTER 9. Use of Computerized Systems in Healthcare Epidemiology

CHAPTER 10. The Role of the Laboratory in Control of Healthcare-Associated Infections

CHAPTER 11. The Practice of Epidemiology in Community Hospitals

CHAPTER 12. The Role of Professional and Regulatory Organizations in Infection Control

CHAPTER 13. Antimicrobial Stewardship: Programmatic Efforts to Optimize Antimicrobial Use

CHAPTER 14. Multiply Drug-Resistant Pathogens: Epidemiology

CHAPTER 15. Molecular Biology of Resistance

CHAPTER 16. Economic Evaluation of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Infection Control Interventions

CHAPTER 17. Legal Aspects of Healthcare-Associated Infections

CHAPTER 18. Infection Control: A Global View

CHAPTER 19. The Inanimate Environment

CHAPTER 20. Sterilization and Disinfection

CHAPTER 21. Foodborne Disease Prevention in Healthcare Facilities

CHAPTER 22. Clinical Laboratory-Acquired Infections

CHAPTER 23. Dialysis-Associated Complications and Their Control

CHAPTER 24A. The Intensive Care Unit: Part A. HAI Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Surveillance, Engineering and Administrative Infection Control Practices, and Impact

CHAPTER 24B. The Intensive Care Unit: Part B. Antibiotic Resistance and Prevention of CVC-BSIs, Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections and C. Difficile

CHAPTER 25. The Newborn Nursery and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

CHAPTER 26. The Operating Room

CHAPTER 27. Ambulatory Care Settings

CHAPTER 28. Infections in Long-Term Care Facilities

CHAPTER 29. Incidence and Nature of Endemic and Epidemic Healthcare-Associated Infections

CHAPTER 30. Urinary Tract Infections

CHAPTER 31. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

CHAPTER 32. Tuberculosis

CHAPTER 33. Infectious Gastroenteritis

CHAPTER 34. Central Nervous System Infections

CHAPTER 35. Surgical Site Infections

CHAPTER 36. Infections of Burn Wounds

CHAPTER 37. Infections Due to Infusion Therapy

CHAPTER 38. Infections of Implantable Cardiac and Vascular Devices

CHAPTER 39. Infections in Skeletal Prostheses

CHAPTER 40. The Importance of Infection Control in Controlling Antimicrobial-Resistant Pathogens

CHAPTER 41. Healthcare-Associated Respiratory Viral Infections

CHAPTER 42. Blood Borne Pathogen Prevention

CHAPTER 43. Healthcare-Associated Fungal Infections

CHAPTER 44. Infection in Transplant Recipients

CHAPTER 45. Miscellaneous Procedure-Related Infections

CHAPTER 46. Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates

CHAPTER 47. Patient Safety