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Category list : infection control recommendation

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    Flu immunisation in England: helping nurses to protect patientsSubscription

    Clinical20 August, 2018

    The 2018/19 flu season is getting nearer. This article sums up what nurses in England need to know to help protect their patients, the wider community and themselves. It comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

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    Environmental decontamination 1: what is it and why is it important?Subscription

    Clinical2 July, 2018

    Ensuring that surfaces are clean and adequately disinfected is vital for patient safety and is a legal requirement. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment so you can test your knowledge after reading it

  • immunology

    Anatomy and physiology of ageing 9: the immune systemSubscription

    Clinical21 September, 2017

    Age brings about changes to the immune system that mean older people are less able to defend themselves against infection from foreign pathogens

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    Infection outbreaks in care homes: prevention and management

    Clinical14 August, 2017

    Staff in care homes must be trained in outbreak prevention, preparedness, detection and management. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it

  • Prevention by breaking the chain of infection

    Prevention by breaking the chain of infectionSubscription

    Clinical10 October, 2016

    Nurses are at the heart of the fight against antimicrobial resistance, which requires multifocal measures to prevent and control infections

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    Does glove use increase the risk of infection?Subscription

    Clinical19 September, 2014

    Use of gloves is widespread in clinical practice, but research suggests they are often used inappropriately, and that this increases infection risks to patients. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion