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Emerging Pathogens

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Emerging Pathogens and Revisited Prevention Strategies for the Clinical Environment (Nursing Center CE) Emerging pathogens are defined as pathogens that are new, remerging, or have developed drug resistance within the past two decades. This article describes several examples of current emerging pathogens and their effect on healthcare. The spread of...
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Fighting Infection

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=613360

Fighting Infection: An Ongoing Challenge Part 3—Antimycobacterials, Antifungals, and Antivirals (Nursing Center CE) The first part of this series provided a brief overview of how antimicrobials, the “silver bullets” of modern medicine, are designed to target specific agents of infection. The second part addressed several classes of antibacterials: bacterial cell...
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Recommended Practices for skin preparation

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AORN Journal Jan 2002 The following recommended practices were developed by the AORN Recommended Practices Committee and have been approved by the AORN Board of Directors. They were presented as proposed recommended practices for comments by members and others. They are effective Jan 1 2002
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