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Infection Control

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what is infection control?stop growth of reproduction of pathogens
what is a pathogen?disease producing microorganism
medical asepsisits clean; stop growth and passing of disease
surgical asepsissterile technique - destroying all pathogens
Chain of transmission/infection(1)Infectious Agent - Pathogen...(2)Reservoir - Breeding ground...(3)Portal of Exit - Exit route of reservoir...(4)Mode of Transmission - Method of Transport..(5)Portal of Entry - How it gets into body...(6)Susceptible Host - YOU
Health Care Associatedaka nosocomial; acquired after being at the hospital after 72 hours
Community Acquiredanything acquired within 72 hours of admission (incubation period)
Infection Control Teaminfection prevention nurse, occupational health and YOU
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