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Role of emergency nurses in controlling infection

06 December 2012

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Suboptimal infection-control practice raises the risk of infection in emergency departments, while time constraints and the presence of large numbers of staff with...

Outbreaks of infection in hospital and community settings

15 March 2011

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Outbreaks of infection are managed by specialist practitioners in public health and infection control. However, the occurrence of an outbreak impinges on the work of...

Sterile versus non-sterile glove use and aseptic technique

14 October 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There is evidence indicating that improvements in infection control practice can reduce the incidence of healthcare-associated infection. This article explores the...

Outbreaks of infection in hospital and community settings

09 March 2011

Nursing Standard

CPD

Outbreaks of infection are managed by specialist practitioners in public health and infection control. However, the occurrence of an outbreak impinges on the work of...

Outbreaks of infection in community settings: the nursing implications

01 April 2013

Primary Health Care

CPD

Outbreaks of infection are managed by specialist practitioners in public health and infection control. However, the occurrence of an outbreak impinges on the work of...

The challenges of caring for patients with influenza

29 December 2011

Nursing Older People

CPD

Influenza is an acute, highly infectious viral infection. Seasonal outbreaks occur annually across the world, presenting a major public health challenge. Older...

Strategies to prevent gonorrhoea reinfection in men

03 April 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Gonorrhoea is a common sexually transmitted infection that is on the increase in the male population in the UK. Gonorrhoea is becoming increasingly resistant to...

Infection prevention and control

18 March 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

All newly registered graduate nurses are required to have the appropriate knowledge and understanding to perform the skills required for patient care, specifically...

MRSA: implications for hospitals and nursing homes

05 January 2011

Nursing Standard

CPD

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major infection prevention and control challenge globally. In the UK, the occurrence of MRSA has fuelled...

Effective strategies for prevention and control of Gram-negative infections

05 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas, Klebsiella, Proteus and Acinetobacter have been a major problem in healthcare settings for many...
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