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Catheter-Related Infections

2nd Edition

Edited by Harald Seifert, Bernd Jansen, Barry Farr

CRC Press

648 pages

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This updated reference describes the latest and most effective strategies in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of catheter-related infections (CRIs). The guide describes the pathogenesis of infectious complications while discussing procedures in infection control, catheter and catheter-site care, and patient monitoring and evaluation. This new edition updates the original material and provides new chapters on infections related to urinary catheters and the epidemiology and impact of these infections. Catheter-Related Infections, Second Edition serves as a practical evidence-based reference for detailed guidance on the prevention of catheter-related infections.

Reviews

"…The text is clear and readable, with helpful figures and tables. The documentation is extensive and as current as can be expected."

"…a timely addition to the literature [that] provides a needed, valuable and topical review of knowledge about intravascular catheter-related sepsis."

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

"…a solid and useful contribution to this important field….It will fit nicely into office or department libraries."

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Infectious Disease and Therapy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED022090
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MED088000
MEDICAL / Urology