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Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Nizam Damani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

It has been estimated that in developed countries up to 10% of hospitalized patients develop infections every year. Not only is there a substantial cost to healthcare systems, but some health ... More


Surveillance

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Surveillance is the systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of data on specific events/infections and disease, followed by dissemination of that information to those who can improve the ... More


The Experience of the 2003 SARS outbreak as a traumatic stress among frontline health-care workers in Toronto: lessons learned

Robert Maunder, William J. Lancee, Sean B. Rourke, Jonathan Hunter, David S. Goldbloom, Ken Balderson, Patricia M. Petryshen, Molyn Leszcz, Rosalie Steinberg, Donald Wasylenki, David Koh, and Calvin S. L. Fones

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

The outbreak of SARS in 2003 caused system-wide stress upon healthcare workers in the Toronto region. This chapter presents quantitative data on the psychological trauma experienced by healthcare ... More


Cleaning Up

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This concluding chapter suggests measures for hospitals to reduce infection, as well as provide better economic opportunities for the working poor. Countries such as the Netherlands and Norway have ... More


Primary and community health care facilities

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Primary and community health care facilities include GPs' surgeries, long-term facilities (e.g., nursing and residential homes), hospices, etc. The level of care provided to the clients/patients in ... More


Epidemiology and biostatistics

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses epidemiology and biostatistics. Epidemiology is defined as ‘the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states, conditions, or events in specified ... More


Healthcare Settings

Bryan E. Christensen and Ryan P. Fagan

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Healthcare-associated infections (e.g., bloodstream, respiratory tract, urinary tract, or surgical site) can be common in patients. Patients receiving acute and chronic healthcare across various ... More


Breaking Up the Team

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter argues that outsourcing has fundamentally compromised the teamwork required for effective infection control. Outsourced workers report to managers from their company, not doctors, ... More


Essential skills

Mary Nevin and James Mulkerrins

in Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199559039
eISBN:
9780191917837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199559039.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing Skills

Children present to the health services with a variety of health needs. The Department of Health (DH) National Service Framework (2004) in the United Kingdom (UK) identifies that children with ... More


Working in healthcare

Daisy Fancourt

in Arts in Health: Designing and researching interventions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198792079
eISBN:
9780191834455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792079.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Working with the arts in health care can present a range of challenges and areas of sensitivity. This chapter considers some of the most important protocols when working in health. This includes ... More


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