Hospital Acquired Infections: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover)

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Hospital Acquired Infections: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover)

By Ezra Axon (Editor)

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Hospital acquired infection (HAI) is a type of infection acquired while receiving healthcare services in a hospital. The common forms of hospital acquired infections are bacterial infections, fungal infections and viral infections. Fever, cough, burning sensation while urinating, extreme weakness or tiredness are a few of the most common symptoms associated with these infections. Hospital acquired infections can be prevented by disinfecting equipment and skin, wearing protective equipment, like gloves and face masks, and washing hands regularly. Treatment for these infections includes antibiotics, rest and consuming sufficient water. Diagnostic tests like taking blood sample, taking sample from lungs or undertaking other specific tests is helpful in determining the specific infection. The topics included in this book on hospital acquired infections are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. It picks up individual infections and explains their significance in the context of the modern healthcare system. The book will serve as a valuable source of reference for graduate and post graduate students.
Product Details ISBN: 9781639276929
ISBN-10: 1639276920
Publisher: American Medical Publishers
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Pages: 245
Language: English