Essay On Infection Control

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CONCEPT 10
CONCEPT OF INFECTIOUS CONTROL
10.0 INTRODUCTION/IDENTIFICATION OF CONCEPT
Infection is the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms that invade the tissues and overcome the patient’s resistance and multiply. The potential and real effect of infection control process decomposition, putrefaction is called sepsis, which may leads to poisoning of area and organ, if unchecked leads to fatal outcome. The environment plays a major role in the transmission of health care associated infection. The main responsibility for presence of health care associated infection lies, with the staff directly involved in patient care. In health care setup patient maybe infected by, their
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It could occur in all settings of care and are associated with a variety causes. Basic knowledge of infectious control will save lots of patients and health workers getting this…show more content…
There was an increase of 13% hand decontamination frequency after the introduction of the hand rub lotion. Data indicate that the frequency of hand washing is below levels recommended by infection control authorities. Moreover, the recommended hand washing duration of 15 to 30 seconds was not met.
Implications: This study suggests that increasing the accessibility of hand decontamination facilities did result in a slight increase in hand washing compliance and that in service education of health care workers regarding hand washing habits must be continually reinforced.
M. Graham. Frequency and duration of hand washing in an intensive care unit, American Journal of Infection Control April 1990, 18:77-81.
10.4 USEFULNESS OF CONCEPT TO MY

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