Infection control: past, present, and future issues.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Primary care providers serve as role models for the prevention of nosocomial infections through membership on hospital infection-control committees and daily patient care. This article will review five fundamental infection control measures: surveillance, isolation, hand washing, disinfection, and sterilization.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Whitehouse, JD; Sexton, DJ; Kirkland, KB

Published Date

  • February 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 71 - 77

PubMed ID

  • 9533987

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0098-8243


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States