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Causes, prevention and treatment of Escherichia coliinfections

13 April 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Escherichia coli is a normal inhabitant of the human gastrointestinal tract and can cause healthcare-associated infections. The organism is most frequently...

Reducing urinary tract infections in catheterised patients

14 January 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Urinary tract infections in catheterised patients continue to present a challenge in reducing healthcare-associated infection. In this article, an infection...

Causes, prevention and treatment of Escherichia coli infections

06 April 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

Escherichia coli is a normal inhabitant of the human gastrointestinal tract and can cause healthcare-associated infections. The organism is most frequently...

Recognition and management of sepsis in early infancy

08 December 2016

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

Serious bacterial and viral infections occurring in early infancy are important factors affecting morbidity and mortality. Recognition of sepsis by healthcare...

Escherichia coli recognition and prevention

04 October 2011

Primary Health Care

CPD

Escherichia coli (E.coli) is a normal inhabitant of the human gastrointestinal tract able to cause a range of infections in the human host. It is the organism most...

Effective infection prevention and control: the nurse’s role

04 July 2018

Nursing Standard

Infection prevention and control

Healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance are significant threats to public health. As resistant organisms continue to emerge and evolve, and...