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Infection control 

Infection control
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Infection control
Author(s):

M. Estée Török

, Fiona J. Cooke

, and Ed Moran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199671328.003.0006
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date: 19 August 2019

This chapter provides an overview of infection control within health-care institutions, with summaries of important relevant clinical syndromes such as hospital-acquired pneumonia and Clostridium difficile infections. Reference is made to key legislation, regulatory bodies, and national guidelines.

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