Clinical Microbiology,
Edition 8 An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals
By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon)

Publication Date: 05 Sep 2000
This book provides clearand concise information about microorganisms, how they cause infection and how they can be treated. The many illustrations throughout the text help make the information more accessible and the comprehensive referencing used will enable further in depth study if required by the reader.

Key Features

  • This is an excellent guide to microbiology and immunology, includinga wide range of information on bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa.
  • Provides an overview of infection control
  • Reviews how infections are spread
  • About the author
    By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon), Professor of Healthcare Epidemiology,College of Nursing, Midwifery & Healthcare,University of West London
    Table of Contents
    The history of microbiology. Micro-organisms and their properties. The epidemiology of infection.The immune response. Antimicrobial chemotherapy. Cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation. The microbiology laboratory. A guide to pathogenic bacteria. A Guide to viruses. A guide to fungi, protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. Infection associated with health care: the infection control programme.The principles of infection prevention and control. Important nosocomial infections: pathogenesis and prevention.The management of infectious patients (isolation nursing)
    Book details
    ISBN: 9780702023163
    Page Count: 420
    Illustrations : 70 ills.
    Retail Price : £25.99
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