Table of contents for Basic infection control for health care providers / Mike Kennamer.

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Preface	 xi 
Chapter 1	Introduction to Infection Control	 1
Learning Objectives / 1
Key Terms / 1
Introduction / 1
History of Modern Infection Control / 2
Infection Control Becomes an Issue / 3
Current Perspective / 4
Statistics / 4
Infected Health Care Workers / 5
Conclusion / 7
Case Study 1.1 / 7
Questions for Discussion / 8
Worth Thinking About / 8
Bibliography / 8
Chapter 2	Legal Issues	 9
Learning Objectives / 9
Key Terms / 9
Introduction / 10
Occupational Safety and Health Administration / 10
Ryan White CARE Act / 12
Americans with Disabilities Act / 14 
Needlestick Prevention and Safety Act / 14
Agencies and Regulations / 15
Civil Liability / 16
Personal and Community Health / 17
Conclusion / 18
Case Study 2.1 / 19
Questions for Discussion / 20
Worth Thinking About / 20
Bibliography / 20
Learning Objectives / 22
Key Terms / 22
Introduction / 23
Differentiation of Infectious and Communicable Diseases 
/ 23
Direct and Indirect Exposure / 23
Causes of Disease / 23
Transmission / 26
Seroconversion / 27 
Conclusion / 30
Case Study 3.1 / 30
Questions for Discussion / 31
Worth Thinking About / 32
Bibliography / 32
Learning Objectives / 33
Key Terms / 33
Introduction / 34
Structure of the Immune System / 35
Function of the Immune System / 37
The Immune Response / 38
Nonspecific Immunity / 39	
Inflammatory Response / 40
	Phagocytosis / 41
	Other Types of Nonspecific Immunity / 42
Specific Immunity / 42
	Active and Passive Immunity / 43
Components of Specific Immunity / 43
	Antigens and Antibodies / 43
	B Lymphocytes / 44
	Humoral Immunity / 45
	T Lymphocytes / 45
	Cell-mediated Immunity / 45
Conclusion / 46
Case Study 4.1 / 46
Questions for Discussion / 47
Worth Thinking About / 47 
Bibliography / 47
Learning Objectives / 48
Key Terms / 49
Introduction / 51
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) / 52
Amebiasis / 54
Anthrax (Woolsorters' Disease) / 55
Botulism / 56 			
Chlamydia / 57
Chickenpox / 58
Cryptosporidiosis / 60
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) / 62
Escherichia coli (E. coli) / 64
Gonorrhea / 65
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome / 66
Hepatitis A / 68
Hepatitis B / 69
Hepatitis C / 70
Hepatitis Non-ABC / 72
Herpes Simplex 1 / 73
Herpes Simplex Type 2 (Genital Herpes) / 74
Influenza / 75
Legionellosis / 76
Lice (Pediculosis and Phthiriasis) / 77
Listeriosis / 79
Lyme Disease / 81
Measles (Rubeola, Hard Measles) / 82
Meningococcal Meningitis / 84
Mononucleosis / 85
Mumps / 86
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) / 87
Pneumonia / 89
Rabies / 91
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever / 93
Rubella (German Measles) / 94
Salmonellosis / 97
Scabies / 98
Shigellosis / 100
Syphilis / 101
Tetanus / 103 
Tuberculosis / 105
Case Study 5.1 / 107
Case Study 5.2 / 107
Questions for Discussion / 108
Worth Thinking About / 108
Bibliography / 109
Chapter 6	Protection from Communicable Disease	 111
Learning Objectives / 111
Key Terms / 112
Introduction / 112
Engineering Controls / 112
	Hand Washing Facilities / 113
	Biohazard Containers / 113
	Medical Devices / 114
	Other Concerns / 116
Safe Work Practices / 116
	Hand Washing / 117
	Handling and Using Sharps / 118
In-Hospital Isolation / 120
	Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions / 120
	Airborne Precautions / 121
	Droplet Precautions / 122
	Contact Precautions / 122
Out-of-Hospital Isolation / 123
Personal Protective Equipment / 123
	Gloves / 123
	Masks and Respirators / 124
	Eye Protection / 124
	Gowns and Protective Apparel / 126
	Uniforms / 126
Clean Up / 127
Personal Health / 128
	Physical Exams / 128
	Vaccinations / 128
	Hepatitis B Vaccine / 129
	Return to Work Authorization / 131
Conclusion / 131
Case Study 6.1 / 132
Questions for Discussion / 132
Worth Thinking About / 133
Bibliography / 133
Chapter 7	Exposure Determination	 134
Learning Objectives / 134
Key Terms / 134
Introduction / 134
Chain of Infection / 135
	Causative Agent / 135
	Source or Reservoir / 136
	Portal of Exit / 136
	Mode of Transmission / 136
	Portal of Entry / 136
	Susceptible Host / 136
Exposure in a Nutshell / 137
Airborne Exposure / 138
Conclusion / 139
Case Study 7.1 / 139
Questions for Discussion / 140
Worth Thinking About / 140
Bibliography / 140
Chapter 8	Post Exposure	 141
Learning Objectives / 141
Key Terms / 141
Introduction / 142
First Aid / 142
Reporting / 142
Testing / 145
OSHA Reporting Requirements / 145
Return to Work / 146
Managing Stress / 146
	Counseling / 148
	Education / 148
	Physical Strategies / 148
Conclusion / 149
Case Study 8.1 / 149
Questions for Discussion / 150
Worth Thinking About / 150
Bibliography / 150
Appendix A Answers to Questions for Discussion	151
Chapter 1 / 151
Chapter 2 / 151
Chapter 3 / 152
Chapter 4 / 153
Chapter 5 / 154
Chapter 6 / 155
Chapter 7 / 156
Chapter 8 / 157
Appendix B Discussion of Case Studies	 158
Case Study 1.1 / 158
Case Study 2.1 / 159
Case Study 3.1 / 159
Case Study 4.1 / 160
Case Study 5.1 / 161
Case Study 5.2 / 162
Case Study 6.1 / 163
Case Study 7.1 / 164
Case Study 8.1 / 165
Appendix C Glossary	 166
Index	 175

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nosocomial infections -- Prevention.
Medical personnel -- Health and hygiene.
Health facilities -- Sanitation.