About the Book :
This book gives you clear and concise information about microorganisms: how to identify them, how they cause infection, and the preventive measures to be employed. Along with an extensive discussion on diagnosis and treatment of various microbial diseases, the book encompasses the relevant basic knowledge of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology and entomology with reference to the Indian context.
Interesting Facts :
Detailed discussion of collection and transport of specimens for microbiological examination, sterilization, hospital-associated infections, hospital waste management. Practising nurses will find chapters on Occupational Hazards and Patient Safety particularly useful New to This Edition Chapters on bacteriology have been rewritten Vital areas of patient care including management of hospital waste have been detailed and patient safety introduced Adequate stress has been placed on different aspects of immunology Overall, chapters are more structured, containing more tables, coloured photographs and flow charts to enhance the lucidity of the book. Every chapter is equipped with Things to Remember and Revision Questions at its end. The Role of Nurse boxes have been added, as it has been the focus throughout the book Interesting information about the ongoing topic is at hand at Do You Know boxes
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