Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control: An International Perspective

Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control: An International Perspective
  • 2nd Ed.
  • 2012
  • © Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Barbara M. Soule, R.N., MPA, CIC
  • Joint Commission International & Joint Commission Resources
  • 1599406195 / 9781599406190
  • Infectious Disease, Healthcare Administration, Patient Safety

 

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Description

Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control: An International Perspective, Second Edition, a copublication of Joint Commission International and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), is an essential infection prevention and control (IPC) resource for health care organizations. This fully updated edition provides thorough analysis of JCI’s and other IPC requirements, as well as case studies, tips, and tools for increasing IPC compliance and patient safety.

 

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is an easy to read and practical handbook that should serve as a great starting point for essential knowledge for any healthcare organization (presumably outside of the U.S.) that wishes to become accredited by the Joint Commission."

-- Farrin Manian, MD, MPH (St. John's Mercy Medical Center) Doody's Review - previous edition

 

Audience

It is written for infection control and prevention practitioners, quality improvement professionals, organization leaders, clinical leaders, nursing leaders, and other staff involved in many aspects of healthcare, such as ambulatory care organizations, hospitals, clinical laboratories, and medical transport organizations. The authors are recognized authorities in the field of IPC.

 

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