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Concise, practical guide for everyone involved in the control of hospital infectionFeatures:Key information at your fingertips: Concise information is easy to find - now includes references and indexCompletely revised, expanded and updated to reflect changes in new chemical disinfectants Reviews the range of new disinfectants used for endoscope reprocessingNew for this edition:For the first time, includes thermal disinfection applications of washer-disinfectors and healthcare laundry Covers new safety regulations Reviews new European disinfectant tests Outlines the properties of both established and new disinfectants Covers the use of disinfectants against the range of healthcare-associated pathogensContent: Chapter 1 Principles of Disinfection (pages 1–7): Chapter 2 Properties of Chemical Disinfectants (pages 8–16): Chapter 3 Disinfection Policy (pages 17–20): Chapter 4 Thermal Disinfection (pages 21–25): Chapter 5 Organisms of Special Significance (pages 26–39): Chapter 6 Cleaning and Disinfection of the Environment (pages 40–48): Chapter 7 Disinfection of the Skin and Mucous Membranes (pages 49–63): Chapter 8 Disinfection of Medical Equipment (pages 64–72): Chapter 9 Disinfectants in Pathology Departments (pages 73–79): Chapter 10 Safety in Chemical Disinfection (pages 80–86): Chapter 11 Disinfectant Testing (pages 87–92):
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Peter C.W. Hoffmann, FRSC (born 13 August 1930, in Dresden) is a German-Canadian professor of history at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
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