An Illustrated Guide to Infection Control by Kathleen Motacki

By Kathleen Motacki

This all-encompassing quantity assists nursing scholars and beginning-level RNs in constructing a pragmatic realizing of an infection keep an eye on matters as they relate to many various parts of health and wellbeing care. The Illustrated advisor to an infection regulate covers each an infection keep an eye on subject, from simple hand washing, immunizations, an infection regulate in serious care, an infection regulate in exertions and supply, and clinical waste disposal, to tools of surveillance, and every thing in between-all in a single quantity. Written by way of specialists within the respective fields, each one bankruptcy deals vital insights on keeping sufferers, households, viewers, volunteers, and future health care services from an infection. Illustrations are supplied to assist display the themes provided, and chapters comprise questions and solutions with rationales for college kids to mirror upon. Key gains: removes the necessity for a number of an infection keep an eye on assets through overlaying all crucial issues in a single quantity Encompasses all the vital an infection keep an eye on issues, from uncomplicated concerns similar to hand washing, to distinctiveness area-specific measures similar to prevention measures for serious care nursing Covers a number of scientific components of workmanship, together with acute care, dialysis, TB keep watch over, physician's workplaces, and extra contains pre-test and post-test questions for every bankruptcy, with solutions supplied on the finish of the ebook

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From: OSHA. POST-TEST QUESTIONS 2-1. Health care facilities are required to have the following policies and procedures in place to protect the health care worker from exposure to bloodborne pathogens: a. Exposure Control Plan b. Post-Exposure Control Plan c. Both a and b d. Only a 2-2. Which of the following are not considered bloodborne pathogens: a. Hepatitis B b. Hepatitis C c. HIV d. Tuberculosis 2-3. As a health care worker, you should be immunized against: a. Hepatitis B b. Hepatitis C c.

DTaP-HepB-IPV, DTaPIPV/Hib, or DTaP-IPV) (CDC, 2000). All infants should get this vaccine unless they have a medical condition. Because these vaccines have traces of antibiotics (OPV contains traces of streptomycin, bacitracin, and neomycin; IPV has traces of streptomycin and neomycin), patients who have an allergy to these antibiotics or any of the components of the vaccine should not be vaccinated. A primary series of IPV consists of three 39 40 An Illustrated Guide to Infection Control properly spaced doses, usually given at 2 months, 4 months, and 6 to 18 months.

Hepatitis B b. Hepatitis C c. HIV d. Hepatitis B and hepatitis C 2-4. Once you have been immunized against hepatitis B, with the series of three injections now, at 1 month, and at 6 months, you: a. Have a lifetime immunity b. Should have a titer drawn to evaluate immunity post-series c. Should repeat the series every 10 years d. None of the above 2-5. Examples of engineering controls that eliminate or reduce the risk of bloodborne pathogen transmission include all of the following except: a. Hand-wash facilities b.

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