Revisiting the principles of infection control

Natalie Schellack, Halima Ismail, Oyetola Babarinde

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© Medpharm. In the era of antimicrobial resistance, where the choice of antibiotics that we have to treat infections is becoming limited, infection control and hospital epidemiology are moving from being the orphan child of antimicrobial stewardship to becoming the necessity we can't live without. The responsibility lies with every healthcare worker to know the what, when and how of infection control as we have to pursue different avenues to not only safeguard the antibiotics we have left but also to maintain a healthy environment for our patients. This article explores issues around infection control and hospital epidemiology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-38
Number of pages6
JournalSA Pharmaceutical Journal
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


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