Communicable Diseases and Infection Control for EMS

Communicable Diseases and Infection Control for EMS

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For OSHA/CDC required training in bloodborne pathogens and tuberculosis. The first text on communicable diseases and infection control designed specifically for the pre hospital care provider, this book provides concise information on the full spectrum of bloodborne and airborne illnesses that may be encountered on the job-and details the personal protective measures that can be taken to avoid infection. Also appropriate for Health Care workers such as home-health aides.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 209.8 x 276.1 x 9.1mm | 313.52g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations (some colour), forms
  • 0130843849
  • 9780130843845

Table of contents

1. In the Beginning-Introduction. 2. Going My Way?-Modes of Disease Transmission. 3. Catch as Catch Can't-The Immune System. 4. Out of the Mouths of Babes-Communicable Diseases of Childhood. 5. Coming of Age-Infectious Diseases Found in Adults. 6. When the Food Comes Back to Bite You-Food Poisoning. 7. Dangerous Acronyms-HIV and AIDS. 8. With a Jaundiced Eye-Hepatitis-An Alphabet Soup. 9. Putting It All Together-Infection Control Program. Appendix-Example of a Written Infection Control Program. You Make the Call-Answers. Index.show more