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TitleBasic Microbiology and Infection Control for Midwives [electronic resource] / edited by Elisabeth Presterl, Magda Diab-El Schahawi, Jacqui S. Reilly
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
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Descript XVII, 210 p. 6 illus., 5 illus. in color. online resource


This book provides an evidence-based, practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of the most frequent fungal infections in a general hospital. It offers a comprehensive overview of the basic medical and scientific background of fungal infections and carefully explains and discusses epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation. Readers will acquire a good and clear perception of invasive fungal infections, including diagnosis and treatment. This user-friendly resource not only serves as a valuable tool in clinical management, but also provides the basis for further research questions and studies in this particular field. It will be a useful companion for midwives as well as for doctors, medical and pharmacy students, nurses and other healthcare professionals


Introduction -- 1. Microbiology and Infection Control. Overview -- 2. Communicable Diseases and Transmission -- 3. Medical Microbiology - Basic Bacteriology -- 4. Bacteriology - Specific Pathogens and Associated Infectious Diseases -- 5. Medical Mycology -- 6. Infectious Diseases and Pregnancy -- 7. Parasitology -- 8. Virology - General -- 9. Virology - Specific Pathogens and Infectious Diseases -- 10. Needle Stick Injuries -- 11. Bloodborne Viral Infections -- 12. Immunology and Vaccinology -- 13. Antimicrobials -- 14. Disinfection -- 15. Sterilisation -- 16. Handling of Reusable Medical Devices -- 17. Environmental Medicine -- 18. Disinfestation

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