New Edition! Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control: An International Perspective, Second Edition

A copublication of Joint Commission International (JCI) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control This fully updated second edition of Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control: An International Perspective is an essential resource for health care organizations. It provides a thorough analysis of JCI’s and other IPC requirements, as well as case studies, tips, and tools for increasing IPC compliance and patient safety.  The second edition is edited by Barbara M. Soule, RN, MPA, CIC, FSHEA; Ziad A. Memish, MD, FRCPC, FACP, CIC, FIDSA; and Preeti N. Malani, MD, MSJ.

“Infection prevention and control is one of the most challenging issues facing health care organizations from a quality, safety and financial perspective.  This publication will help organizations address these issues and mitigate infection by providing strategies and tools for developing and sustaining an effective infection prevention and control program using evidence-based practice as a foundation and accreditation standards as a framework.”

Barbara M. Soule, RN, MPA, CIC, FSHEA
Practice Leader, Infection Prevention and Control Services, Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International

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Practical Healthcare Epidemiology, 3rd Edition

Practical Healthcare Epidemiology, 3rd EditionEdited by Ebbing Lautenbach, Keith F. Woeltje, and Preeti N. Malani
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Practical Healthcare Epidemiology takes a practical, hands-on approach to these issues, addressing all aspects of infection surveillance, prevention, and infection control. This fully revised third edition brings together the expertise of more than fifty leaders in healthcare epidemiology and infection, who provide clear, sound guidance on infection control for the full range of patients in all types of healthcare facilities, including those in settings with limited resources.

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