logging in or signing up The Chain of Infection ppt mfiesta Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 4288 Category: Others/ Misc License: All Rights Reserved Like it (5) Dislike it (0) Added: August 03, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 2 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: jackiebarker188 (12 month(s) ago) Hi This is a brilliant PPT, Could I please download it for helping my students with their coursework. thanks Jackie Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close By: redmund (43 month(s) ago) please... can i download this? this would really help mme in my studies.. thank you Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript 1st - Infectious Agent : 1st - Infectious Agent any disease-causing microorganism (bacteria, virus..) 2nd - Reservoir (Host) : 2nd - Reservoir (Host) - the body in which the infectious microbes reside 3rd – Portal of Exit from reservoir : 3rd – Portal of Exit from reservoir - route of escape of the organism from the host Examples: respiratory secretions, blood exposure, breaks in skin… 4th - Method of Transmission : 4th - Method of Transmission - way by which the organism gets out from the reservoir to the new host Slide 6: air... insects.. direct contact 5th - Portal of entry to the Host : 5th - Portal of entry to the Host - way through which the organism enters the new host… Slide 8: Inhalation… Ingestion… Sexual contact… 5th - Portal of entry to the host Broken skin 6th - Susceptible host : 6th - Susceptible host the person who accepts the organism… Slide 10: Strong immune system prevents infection Vaccinations Slide 11: Break the chain...how? Remember!!! “breaking the chain of infection is our responsibility” Slide 12: Healthcare workers must practice… Standard Precautions Slide 13: Adequate handwashing with water and soap requires 40–60 seconds Alcohol-based handrubbing: 20–30 seconds Your 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene : Your 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene Slide 15: “Prevent direct or indirect contact” Isolation Proper hand hygiene Disinfection & sterilization techniques Slide 16: Cancer patients AIDS patients Transplant patients Infants & elderly Protect high-risk patients Slide 17: The Chain of Infection Remember!!! “breaking the chain of infection is our responsibility” Slide 18: Questions? You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.