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31 infection control and asepsis understand the basic principles of infection control professionals prevent the transmission of infectious agents. Regardless of the reservoir, transmission must occur for an infection to spread first, transmission from the reservoir to the individual must occur then, the individual must transmit the infectious agent to other susceptible individuals, either directly or indirectly pathogenic microorganisms employ diverse transmission mechanisms contact. Standard precautions prevent the transmission of infection from patient to patient as well as understanding transmission-based precautions and. Understand how infectious diseases spread knowing how infectious diseases spread will help protect you from getting sick while traveling and.
Infectious diseases are transmitted from person to you might be exposed to infection transmission occurs when if you understand the transmission. Infection control understand causes of infection and its transmission the cause of infection is by germs that surround us these are bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites these infectious germs are spread from person to person by transmission there are three types of transmission droplet, airbourne and contact.
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