A comprehensive guide to infection control and prevention. Despite significant advances in prevention and therapy, infectious disease is an ever-present threat. And the changing nature of infectious disease means that nurses, health-care staff, and ancillary staff must continually update their knowledge and skills with regard to the sources, transmission, prevention, and treatment of infections. This book provides this essential knowledge in an accessible format. This book is an essential guide to infection control for all staff engaged on residential aged care and a wide range of other care settings.