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Chapter 12: Infection Prevention and Control in Mental Health Practice
Preventing and controlling infection is a vital component of health care regardless of the setting in which it takes place. The aims of all infection control strategies are to protect patients, staff and visitors from acquiring infection and to ensure that patients are cared for in a safe and clean environment.
Health care associated infections (HCAI) are high on ...