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The diversity of infection control

VOL: 98, ISSUE: 38, PAGE NO: 47Eileen Shepherd, RGN, DipNWhat do we mean when we talk about infection control? It is a subject area that every health care worker should be conversant with yet, unlike so many aspects of care, the results of good infection control practices are difficult to quantify. After all, it is only lapses in efforts to prevent the spread of health-related infections and then measures to control spread that are tangible to the nurse working on the ward.

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