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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

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Decreasing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Nursing Essays

Decreasing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections: Implementing a Two-Nurse Insertion Protocol Abstract Background: Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Critical Review of Infection Control Precautions for Patients after Elective Surgery

Nursing Essays

1.0-       Terms of Reference The aim of this report is to debate the effectiveness of interprofessional standards of infection control precaution for pat...

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Immunisation Infection Disease

Nursing Essays

Immunisation has been continually confirmed in both research trials and in the field to be one of the most successful medical interventions we have to avert disease. As Mims et al (2004: 513) outlines...

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Hepatitis B infection: An overview

Nursing Essays

HEPATITIS B What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. Chronic hepatitis B is a long-term infection of the liver that can sometimes develop after a bo...

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Malaria and Typhoid Fever Infection Rates in Pregnant Women

Nursing Essays

Plasmodium falciparum and Salmonella typhiCo- infection Among Pregnant Women in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State Nigeria. Okonkwo, E. C., Nwele, D. E., Nworie, O., Agumah, N. B., Orji, J. O.and1Nwuzo, A. C. ...

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Reproductive Tract Infections (RTI): Symptoms and Causes

Nursing Essays

Reproductive tract infections (RTI) are recognized as a public health problem and ranking second – after maternal morbidity and mortality – as the cause of loss of healthy life among wome...

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Using CHG Wipes among ICU Patients to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infection

Nursing Essays

Abstract Clinical Problem: Patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU) that acquire healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are associated with increased length of stay in the hospital, rates...

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Mechanical barrier against infection

Nursing Essays

Take Home Midterm 1.) One example of a mechanical barrier against infection would be the surface layer of our skin. The surface layer of human skin is acidic and very dry, thus making it difficult for...

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Principles of Infection Control in the Operating Department

Nursing Essays

Infection control is a vital part of everyday life in Operating theatre departments across the world. It is used to ensure patient and staff safety throughout surgical procedures and patients stay in...

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Preventing Wound Infection in Orthopaedic Surgery

Nursing Essays

Choose one gender group and critically discuss how their health outcomes can be improved in regards to ageing. Introduction Wound infection post-surgery, now preferably known as Surgical Site Infectio...

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Health Promotion and Education for HIV

Nursing Essays

Introduction The prevalence of HIV infections has increased rapidly in recent years in the UK. In 2006, it was estimated that a total of 73,000 people were infected with HIV, with a further new 6,393...

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HIV Prevalence in Uganda

Nursing Essays

Uganda (HIV/AIDS) Section 1: Between 2002-2011, the international non-profit NGO AVSI Foundation has supported Uganda’s Ministry of Health (MoH) prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTC...

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Public Health Challenges & Achievements

Nursing Essays

This study is intended to initiate the field of public health all the way through accounts of how publichealth, exercisee has evolved authority through opposite historic challenges to the healthiness...

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The role of Epidemiology in Infection Control

Nursing Essays

The role of epidemiology in infection control and the use of immunisation programs in preventing epidemics The discipline of epidemiology is broadly defined as “the study of how disease is distr...

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