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From A to Z – the first cases of AIDS in the early 1980s to the latest Zoonotic infections such as Zika, SARS, MERS and Ebola – Hospital Infection Control & Prevention has provided key insights and take-home tips from both leading authorities and grassroots practitioners. We alert and inform infection preventionists with peer-reviewed breaking news, in-depth analysis, and precise compliance information on the latest guidelines, accreditation standards, and state and federal regulations. Infection prevention programs are in the national spotlight as never before, as patient advocacy groups and federal agencies turn up the pressure to prevent healthcare associated infections.
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Patrick Joseph, MD
Chief of Epidemiology
San Ramon (CA) Regional Medical Center
President, California Infection Control Consultants.
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Director, Infection Prevention/Quality
Methodist Hospital for Surgery
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Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN
Professor of Nursing
Allison McGeer, MD
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
Director, Infection Control
Mount Sinai Hospital
William Schaffner, MD
Department of Preventive Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Connie Steed, MSN, RN, CIC
Greenville Health System
Katherine West, BSN, MSEd, CIC
Infection Control Consultant
Infection Control/Emerging Concepts
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