Question and answer
describe local and organisational policies relevant to the prevention and control of infection
That's things like hand-washing, use of autoclaves/single-use disposable equipment, disposal of clinical waste etc. [ There's a wealth of information available and strong guidance for medical clinicians can be found in the Royal College of Nurses (under 'infection prevention and control') and Care Quality Commission (particularly under 'outcomes') websites among others; a lot of it can be
applied to other sectors. If you do a general web-search on 'infection control policy', you'll get a lot of hits. Some dental surgeries, GP practices and hospitals post their whole policies on their websites. Broadly, you can define a GP practice's infection control policy as 'local' but the PCT's policy as 'organisational'; you can also reduce that down to policies applying to a particular clinical room against the clinic as a whole. ]
Expert answered|WeggyExpert|Points 20|
Question
Asked 11/26/2013 5:31:21 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
define the term risk
Weegy: Definition of 'Risk' The chance that an investment's actual return will be different than expected. Risk includes the possibility of losing some or all of the original investment. [ Different versions of risk are usually measured by calculating the standard deviation of the historical returns or average returns of a specific investment. A high standard deviation indicates a high degree of risk. Many companies now allocate large amounts of money and time in developing risk management strategies to help manage risks associated with their business and investment dealings. A key component of the risk mangement process is risk assessment, which involves the determination of the risks surrounding a business or investment. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 11/26/2013 6:00:37 AM
0 Answers/Comments
describe the process of carrying out a risk assessment
Weegy: There is no set way of undertaking a risk assessment but the simplest and most straightforward way is to consider following the five steps in our leaflet: Five steps to risk assessment . [ Identify the hazards Decide who might be harmed and [ how Evaluate the risks and decide on precaution Record your findings and implement them Review your assessment and update if necessary ] ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 11/26/2013 6:35:07 AM
0 Answers/Comments
explain the importance of carrying out a risk assessment
Weegy: The main aim is to make sure that no one gets hurt or becomes ill. Accidents and ill health can ruin lives, and can also affect business if output is lost. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 11/26/2013 6:47:13 AM
0 Answers/Comments
describe correct procedures that relate to skin care
Weegy: One of the biggest mistakes that you can potentially make with your skin care is to cleanse too often or too harshly. Even the individual with the oiliest skin only needs to wash up to twice a day. [ Over-washing your skin, or using too harsh of a cleanser, can dry out your skin, according to MayoClinic.com. Instead, choose a cleaner that is free of harsh soaps and made with moisturizers. Avoid using scrubbing devices that irritate your skin; a soft washcloth or the palms of your hand are effective and gentle. Moisturizing daily allows your skin to compensate for moisture loss throughout the day. Some moisturizers even contain humectants, which attract moisture to the face for better hydration. Most moisturizers are basically the same, and rely on ingredients such as mineral oil and vitamin E to nourish your skin and allow it to feel softer. Read more: ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 11/26/2013 8:02:59 AM
0 Answers/Comments
19,677,085 questions answered
Popular Conversations
y = –x + 2 for x = {–3, –1, 1, 2, 3}
Weegy: Here are some characteristics of grace and forgiveness: patience, kindness, mercy, unconditional love, empathy, ...
2/25/2015 8:56:53 AM| 4 Answers
Which verb form correctly completes the sentence? The traveling ...
Weegy: The traveling circus CAME to town last weekend.
2/25/2015 12:09:44 PM| 4 Answers
Find the midpoint of the line segment whose endpoints are (7, 5) and ...
Weegy: The midpoint of the line segment whose endpoints are (7, 5) and (7, 11) is (7, 8) User: Find the midpoint ...
2/25/2015 1:05:29 PM| 4 Answers
Evaluate the following expression. 2^-3 User: Simplify (x^4y)^3
Weegy: (x^4y)^3 is equal to x^12y^3. User: Find the product. y^4 · y^3 User: What is the square root of 48 in ...
2/25/2015 10:25:02 AM| 3 Answers
The phase change that is the reverse of sublimation is A. ...
Weegy: Boyle's law states that the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to its pressure if the temperature and the ...
2/26/2015 2:21:23 AM| 3 Answers
whats lush
Weegy: 1+1 = 2 User: whats in a heartbeat
2/26/2015 12:22:58 PM| 3 Answers
The People's Republic of China was proclaimed by on October 1, 1949. ...
Weegy: 1949. The exact date is October 1, 1949.
2/25/2015 12:54:19 AM| 2 Answers
What is a centrally planned economy User: What is meant by the ...
Weegy: In economics, the invisible hand of the market is a metaphor conceived by Adam Smith to describe the ...
2/25/2015 7:07:23 AM| 2 Answers
Solve this inequality: 3p – 6 > 21. A. p > 9 B. p > –5 C. p > ...
Weegy: 38 38 - 10 x > 28 User: Solve this problem: –282 – (+1,017) = ? A. –1,299 B. –735 C. 1,299 D. 735 ...
2/25/2015 7:02:10 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
L
P
P
Points 1024 [Total 7799]| Ratings 0| Comments 1024| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
P
P
P
Points 1016 [Total 16798]| Ratings 0| Comments 1016| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 593 [Total 7273]| Ratings 4| Comments 553| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 572 [Total 911]| Ratings 5| Comments 522| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 395 [Total 7461]| Ratings 1| Comments 385| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 189 [Total 334]| Ratings 1| Comments 179| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 149 [Total 169]| Ratings 0| Comments 149| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 85 [Total 85]| Ratings 0| Comments 85| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 47 [Total 47]| Ratings 0| Comments 37| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 30]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 3|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.