Tag: Infection

Infection occurs when an infectious agent multiplies within the body tissues causing adverse affects. When an individual has an infection, micro-organisms enter the body through a susceptible host, meaning that the infection will manifest within the body.

Infection

Articles (Page 1)

Breakthrough Discoveries in Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: An essay on breakthrough discoveries in healthcare; from a newborn cured of HIV, to the early detection of Parkinson's disease.... Last modified: 9th Apr 2021

Effects of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on Infection Rates
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The purpose of this literature review is to analyze ten research articles that study the proper and improper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the effect that they have on infection rates.... Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

Presentation on Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Reflection
Nursing Essays
Introduction: INTRODUCTION As a part of my Overseas Nursing Programme, I had to conduct a seminar presentation on any topic of my interest in front of students. I was given the date of presentation. Knowledge expa... Last modified: 1st Dec 2020

Management of Sepsis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Sepsis is defined as the overwhelming response of the human body and life-threatening reaction to a probable or documented infection which results in tissue hypoperfusion and organ dysfunction. Major ... Last modified: 22nd Jun 2020

Tuberculosis in Aboriginal People
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction Tuberculosis is caused by a bacterial infection triggered by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, generally from the lungs, though it was also transmitted until lately through the intake of infect... Last modified: 17th Jun 2020

Review on Strategies to Prevent Catheter Related Infections
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Introduction The use of urinary catheters within the healthcare setting is a common practice designed to assist patients with the elimination of urine. The use of urinary catheters calls for nurses to... Last modified: 29th May 2020

Urinary Tract Infection and Osteoporosis in Women
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction  Urinary tract infections, also called cystitis or infectious cystitis, is an acute infection that occurs within the upper, or the lower urinary tract. Women are at greater risk of d... Last modified: 26th May 2020

Infection Prevention Control: Cutaneous Diptheria
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction The topic of this paper is cutaneous diphtheria. This paper aims to discuss the tools available to infection prevention control teams (IPCT) in recognising outbreaks in the healthcare se... Last modified: 26th May 2020

Epidemiology: Parametes Affecting Influenza
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Epidemiology Assignment Part 1 Influenza is an upper respiratory infection commonly known as the flu. It is caused by either influenza virus A or B and can cause “fever, headache, muscle pain, runn... Last modified: 25th May 2020

Factors for Infection Prevention and Control
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL INTRODUCTION In this assignment I will explain what Infection prevention and control is, describe the infection prevention controls in my workplace, describe the corre... Last modified: 11th May 2020

Case Study of Infection Control Mr Jones
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Mr. Jones is a 72 year old Gentleman who was cared for in an acute medical setting, to ensure patients confidentiality is maintained (NMC2009) his name has been changed. Infection control is a fundame... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Case study: Nosocomial Infections
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Nosocomial infections still remain the most frequent complications in hospitalized patients. They are the fourth most common cause of mortality in the United States after the cardiovascular system dis... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Nosocomial Infections: Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Nosocomial infections are infections that are a result of treatment in a hospital or a healthcare unit. These infections are identified at least forty-eight to seventy-two hours following admission, s... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction:   Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Case Study 5 Case study 5 A male, 24 years of age presents to the STI clinic. He complains of a burning and sore sensation ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Effect of HCV Infection on Liver: Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Introduction (400-600 words): 538      Hepatitis C virus (HCV) was first identified in patients with transfusion-associated hepatitis in which Feinstone... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

How does hand hygiene policy impact quality of care to patients
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question How does hand hygiene policy impact quality of care to patients? Answer Hand hygiene is vitally important in preventing the spread of infections, both to patients and to healthcare workers th... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

National/international hand hygiene policy
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question Why do you need a hand hygiene policy in a trust and how can a national/international hand hygiene policy affect it? Answer It is vital to have a hand hygiene policy in a trust because, accor... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Prevention of antibiotic resistance
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question What is antibiotic resistance and how can it be prevented? Answer Antibiotic resistance (ABR) occurs when a bacterium evolves to develop immunity to the antibiotics designed to destroy it. Th... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020