Basic Microbiology and Infection Control for Midwives

Elisabeth Presterl (Editor), Magda Diab-El Schahawi (Editor), Jacqui S. Reilly (Editor)

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This book provides an evidence-based, practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of the most frequent fungal infections in a general hospital. It offers a comprehensive overview of the basic medical and scientific background of fungal infections and carefully explains and discusses epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation. Readers will acquire a good and clear perception of invasive fungal infections, including diagnosis and treatment.
This user-friendly resource not only serves as a valuable tool in clinical management, but also provides the basis for further research questions and studies in this particular field. It will be a useful companion for midwives as well as for doctors, medical and pharmacy students, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages227
ISBN (Electronic)9783030020262
ISBN (Print)9783030020255
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • infection control
  • hygiene standards
  • prevention of health care acquired infections
  • vaccinology
  • epidemiology
  • infectious diseases
  • Vaccinology
  • Hygiene standards
  • Prevention of health care acquired infections
  • Epidemiology
  • Infection control

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Nursing


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