Alert! According to the CDC, nursing home residents are at a greater risk for a pandemic flu virus than patients in other settings Carry infection control (IC) precautions in your pocket Its vital that your frontline staff take every necessary precaution to prevent the spread of infection in your nursing home. Without proper infection control prevention techniques you could be putting your residents in grave danger. Some infectious diseases can be fatal to this delicate and frail population. The Long-Term Care Pocket Guide for Infection Control is a convenient resource that helps staff comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) infection control standards. It is sized to fit right in your pocket so you and your staff can refer to it at any time about a variety of infection control precautions, complications, and vaccines. It targets high profile diseases and offers easy-to-understand advice to prevent the spread of: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Scabies Urinary tract infections Septicemia, sepsis, and septic shock Necrotizing fasciitis Legionella And more! This handy pocket guide breaks down the confusing language set forth by the CDC and offers easy to understand bulleted lists and charts for quick reference. Nursing home staff can quickly reference and implement the simple tips provided about infection control from this affordable resource. Nursing home staff will use this handy guide everyday for: Fast access to infection control (IC) tips and information like proper hand hygiene and personal protective equipment A simple breakdown of government regulations into easily understood directions A handy reference tool to comply with the CDCs infection control standards This small guide can make a big difference in preventing the spread of infection in your nursing home. Turn to the Long-Term Care Pocket Guide for Infection Control for quick access to important IC tips that keep you and your residents safe.
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