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Healthcare-Associated Infections in Australia: Principles and Practice of Infection Prevention and Control

Ramon Z. Shaban

Infection prevention and control (IPC) is everybody's responsibility. Healthcare-associated Infections in Australia is the first Australian text to address the challenges posed by infectious diseases and healthcareassociated infections (HAIs) for all members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Drawing on the expertise of a wide author team, and based on current research, this important and comprehensive text provides a clear pathway for the reader to increase their knowledge and understanding of IPC. The text is designed for both students and practising clinicians, and is presented in two sections - Principles and Practice - for ease of use.

With IPC principles and guidelines now embedded into all health-related curricula, and mandated by standards and guidelines across all areas of healthcare, this is a book no health professional should miss.

. Includes practice tips, case studies and video-based learning materials providing real-life examples across more than 20 health professions . Suitable for increasing IPC knowledge across all members of the multidisciplinary team. Content is pitched at different levels, with examples ranging from novice to expert . Aligned to the Australian National Infection Control Guidelines 2019 and the NSQHS Standard Preventing and Controlling Healthcare Associated Infections, as well as the nine hospital-acquired complication (HAC) HAIs addressed in specific chapters . Endorsed by the Australian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) and the Australian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) . Supported by a companion text, Epidemiology of Healthcare-associated Infections in Australia, providing data on the epidemiology of healthcare-associated surveillance in Australia Instructor and Student resources on Evolve:

  • Multiple Choice Questions
  • Case Studies
  • Abbreviations and Glossary
  • Useful Websites / Resources
  • Video-based learning materials

Book Details

  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Publish Date: May 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 926
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780729543644
  • Categories: Nursing - Management & Leadership

About the Author

Shaban, Ramon Z.: - Professor Ramon Z. Shaban BSc(Med), BN, GradCertInfCon, PGDipPH&TM, MEd, MCommHealthPrac(Hons1), PhD, RN, CICP-E, FCENA, FACN, FACIPC Clinical Chair of Communicable Diseases Control and Infection Prevention, Sydney Infectious Diseases Institute and Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia; Clinical Chair of Communicable Diseases Control and Infection Prevention, Public Health Unit, Centre for Population Health, Western Sydney Local Health District, North Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia; District Director and Chief Infection Control Practitioner, Western Sydney Local Health District, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia; Associate Director, New South Wales Biocontainment Centre, New South Wales Specialist Service for High Consequence Infectious Diseases Westmead, New South Wales, Australia; Senior Editor, Infection, Disease and Health, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mitchell, Brett G.: - Professor Brett G. Mitchell BN, DipTropN, CertHealthM, GradCertTeachSuper, MAdvPrac, PhD, RN, CICP-E, FACN, FACIPC Professor of Nursing and Health Services Research, School of Nursing and Health, Avondale University, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia; Conjoint Scholar, Central Coast Local Health District, Gosford Hospital, New South Wales, Australia; Adjunct Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Infection Prevention and Control Lead, Infection Research Program, Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia; Editor-in-Chief, Infection, Disease and Health, Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Macbeth, Deborough: - Dr Deborough Macbeth BN, MAAppEthics, PhD, RN, CICP-E, PSM Assistant Director of Nursing (Infection Control), Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, Southport, Queensland, Australia
Russo, Philip: - Professor Philip L. Russo BN, MClinEpid, PhD, RN, CICP-E, MACN, FACICPC Professor of Nursing and Director of Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Director of Nursing Research, Cabrini Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Health, Avondale University, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia