Infection control

Infection control

Abc's of immunology

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan Elliott
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a primer on the immune system. Explains the language of immunology and the processes that occur when we are exposed to infection. 


Prophylaxis for gonococcan and chlamydial ophthalmia neonatorum

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Robert B. Goldbloom
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides clinical guidelines on prophylaxis for gonococcal and chlamydial ophthalmia neonatorum.

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Prevention of early-onset Group B (GBS) infection in the newborn: systematic review and recommendations

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Provides a systematic review and recommendations on the prevention of early-onset Group B streptococcal (GBS) infection in the newborn.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Screening for human papillomavirus infection

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
J. Kenneth Johnson
Publisher: 
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Reviews the evidence for and against HPV screening in asymptomatic women and concludes that screening should not be done since therapy is ineffective and potentially harmful.

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