Valuable Links for Infectious Disease Nursing

  1. infections and conditions with type and duration of isolation required:

    guideline for isolation precautions: preventing transmission of infectious agents in healthcare settings 2007 (from cdc)

    sepsis: stopping an insidious killer
    what you must know to understand, identify, and treat this lethal condition.

    the impact of the environment on infections in healthcare facilities - excellent resource!

    healthy people 2010 and disparities
    drug resistance levels in microbes causing infectious diseases
    eras in the evolution of modern epidemiology
    contraindications and precautions to vaccinations
    classification system for tb
    bacteria that cause foodborne illness
    diseases transmitted by various insect vectors - and much more!
    Last edit by VickyRN on Aug 25, '07
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