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Role of Nursing in Infection Control

Role of Nursing in Infection Control

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Role of Nursing in Infection Control
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Role of
Nursing in
Infection Control
Dr.T.V.Rao MD
Dr.T.V.Rao MD 1
 
The very firsrequirement ia hospital ithat it should dthe sick nharm 
Dr.T.V.Rao MD 2
 
INFECTION
Definition:
Injurious contamination of body orparts of the body by bacteria, viruses, fungi,protozoa and rickettsia or by the toxin that theymay produce.
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Infection may be local or generalized andspread throughout the body.
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Once the infectious agent enters the host itbegins to proliferate and reacts with the defensemechanisms of the body producing infectionsymptoms and signs: pain, swelling, redness,functional disorders, rise in temperature andpulse rate and leukocytosis.
Dr.T.V.Rao MD 3

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