Infection Prevention

New Perspectives and Controversies

  • Gonzalo Bearman
  • Silvia Munoz-Price
  • Daniel J. Morgan
  • Rekha K. Murthy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Elise Martin, Zachary Rubin, Rekha K. Murthy
    Pages 1-8
  3. Maroun Sfeir, Matthew S. Simon, David Banach
    Pages 19-27
  4. Derya Mahmutoglu, Luisa Silvia Munoz-Price
    Pages 29-34
  5. John Daniel Markley, Michael P. Stevens
    Pages 35-53
  6. Michelle Doll, Michael P. Stevens, Gonzalo Bearman
    Pages 55-66
  7. Andrew D. Ludwig, E. Patchen Dellinger
    Pages 93-101
  8. Salma Muhammad Abbas, Gonzalo Bearman
    Pages 113-116
  9. Oryan Henig, David E. Katz, Dror Marchaim
    Pages 127-143
  10. Jenna Wick, Tinzar Basein, Shira Doron
    Pages 153-162
  11. Luis A. Shimose, Eriko Masuda, Ana Berbel Caban, Luisa Silvia Munoz-Price
    Pages 163-172
  12. Salma Muhammad Abbas, Michelle Doll, Michael P. Stevens
    Pages 173-179
  13. Kristina A. Bryant
    Pages 181-186

About this book


This book reviews evolving areas in infection prevention on topics including contact precautions, technology implementation, specific infections, and care in various settings. The book summarizes the current data on
infection prevention, presents controversies on the various topics, and includes recommendations for patient safety. Addressing hot topics such as MRSA, C. difficile vaccination, mandatory flu vaccines, and CLABSI, this is the only text to include prevention and control overviews across a range of infection issues. Written by experts in the
field, this book contains 32 chapters that educates and presents the most cutting-edge models of care on emerging and evolving topics in infectious diseases.

Infection Prevention: New Perspectives and Controversies is a valuable resource for infection prevention professionals, healthcare quality and safety professionals, caring for patients in in- and outpatient settings.


Controversial topics in infectious diseases Healthcare quality improvement Hospital epidemiology Infection prevention Patient safety

Editors and affiliations

  • Gonzalo Bearman
    • 1
  • Silvia Munoz-Price
    • 2
  • Daniel J. Morgan
    • 3
  • Rekha K. Murthy
    • 4
  1. 1.VCUHS Epidemiology and Infection ControlNorth HospitalRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Medical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  3. 3.University of MarylandBaltimoreUSA
  4. 4.Department of Medical Affairs and Division of Infectious DiseasesCedars-Sinai Health SystemLos AngelesUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-60978-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-60980-5
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