Veterinary Infection Prevention and Control is a practical guide to infection surveillance and control in the veterinary setting. The book outlines the steps for designing and implementing an infection control plan and offers information on both nosocomial infections and zoonotic diseases to aid the veterinary team in ensuring that veterinary practices and hospitals are safe for both the animal patients and their human caregivers. Veterinary Infection Prevention and Control provides guidelines to creating standard operating procedures for effective and efficient infection control in any veterinary practice. With background information on pathogens, bacteria, and disease transmission, the book focuses on specific infection prevention strategies, including disinfection, sterilization, and isolation. A companion website includes access to review questions and answers, figures from the book, and additional resources. Veterinary Infection Prevention and Control gives practicing veterinarians, technicians, and practice managers in both small and large animal facilities the tools they need to successfully develop an infection-control program. Key Features Offers practical guidance on designing and implementing an infection control plan Covers infection surveillance and control in small and large animal facilities Encompasses both nosocomial infections and zoonotic diseases Provides standard operating procedures for effective and efficient infection control Focuses on specific infection prevention strategies, such as cleaning skills, disinfecting techniques, and equipment processing Includes a companion website with review questions and answers, figures from the book, and additional resources available for download at www.wiley.com/go/caveney... sterilization of the internal components of the anesthesia machine (gas outlets, gas valves, pressure regulators, flow meters, and vaporizers) are not necessary ( ASA, 1999). ... The CO2 absorbent canister should be disassembled, cleaned, and disinfected/sterilized according to the instructions of each manufacturer. ... Allow the bag to dry, then sterilize according to the manufacturera#39;s recommendations.
|Title||:||Veterinary Infection Prevention and Control|
|Author||:||Linda Caveney, Barbara Jones, Kimberly Ellis|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2011-11-15|