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Breaking the chain of infection - update

Infection control VideoScribe

From  Kathryn Leech A year ago 0 likes 7 views 0  

Microbite - Asplenic Patients

Patient with absent or poorly functioning spleens are prone to particular infections. This video covers spleen structure and function causes of asplenia/hyposplenia main infective risks prevention…

From  Neill Storrar A year ago 0 likes 211 views 0  

Microbites - Line associated infections

Insertion of central venous catheters is a common procedure in treatment of patients with hematological malignancies. These devices provide lifesaving vascular access but increases the risk of…

From  Muge Cevik 2 Years ago 0 likes 201 views 0  

VRE - Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci

An increasingly difficult to treat infection that affects immunocompromised patients - here is a summary of the important features.

From  Neill Storrar 2 Years ago 0 likes 260 views 0  

Microbites - Candidaemia

Many patients on chemotherapy suffer from fungal infections, particularly with Candida species. This video is about the clinical aspects.

From  Neill Storrar 2 Years ago 0 likes 225 views 0  

Pneumocystis

In this Microbite we take a look at an infection that affects many immunosuppressed patients - Pneumocystis jirovecii. This is particularly common in those with prolonged and severe immune…

From  Neill Storrar 2 Years ago 0 likes 246 views 0  

Pseudomonas and Stenotrophomonas

A summary of some of the most prevalent and pathogenic infections encountered by patients during neutropenia. These infections illustrate the problems of drug resistance and antibiotic choice.

From  Neill Storrar 2 Years ago 0 likes 334 views 0  

CPE July

Microbite on Carbapenemase producer enterobacteriaceae

From  Olga Moncayo-Nieto 2 Years ago 0 likes 131 views 0