TITLE

Swine flu on the doorstep

AUTHOR(S)
Gillen, Sally
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;7/30/2009, Issue 1781, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how to keep infectious diseases like Staphylococcus aureus infections and swine flu way from care homes. Infections and diseases can spread very rapidly around care homes because they are closed communities. Care homes are advised to keep symptomatic residents in single rooms if possible and their clothes, linen and soft furnishings to be washed on a regular basis. Moreover, hoists, lift aids, baths and showers should also be cleaned thoroughly between patients.
ACCESSION #
43969395

 

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