A Guide To Infection Control In The Hospital

Author: Richard Putnam Wenzel
Publisher: PMPH-USA
ISBN: 9781550092301
Size: 51.41 MB
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Infections, especially those occuring postoperatively, remain a major problem in hospitals. This international team of infection control experts has developed a handy pocket-sized manual that provides updates guidelines and protocols for preventing infections, and managing them if they occur. The information covers all types of infection and is presented in a rapid-access format. All members of infection control teams will benefit from the material presented.

Microprocessor Based Control Systems

Author: N.K. Sinha
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789027722874
Size: 24.96 MB
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Recent advances in LSI technology and the consequent availability of inexpensive but powerful microprocessors have already affected the process control industry in a significant manner. Microprocessors are being increasingly utilized for improving the performance of control systems and making them more sophisticated as well as reliable. Many concepts of adaptive and learning control theory which were considered impractical only 20 years ago are now being implemented. With these developments there has been a steady growth in hardware and software tools to support the microprocessor in its complex tasks. With the current trend of using several microprocessors for performing the complex tasks in a modern control system, a great deal of emphasis is being given to the topic of the transfer and sharing of information between them. Thus the subject of local area networking in the industrial environment has become assumed great importance. The object of this book is to present both hardware and software concepts that are important in the development of microprocessor-based control systems. An attempt has been made to obtain a balance between theory and practice, with emphasis on practical applications. It should be useful for both practicing engineers and students who are interested in learning the practical details of the implementation of microprocessor-based control systems. As some of the related material has been published in the earlier volumes of this series, duplication has been avoided as far as possible.

Principles Of Internal Control

Author: Alan Trenerry
Publisher: UNSW Press
ISBN: 9780868404011
Size: 75.64 MB
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Describes the objectives and practices of internal control. The text avoids confusing detail and employs simple flowcharts to illustrate the main accounting systems and processes.

Handbook Of Analysis And Quality Control For Fruit And Vegetable Products

Author: S. Ranganna
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780074518519
Size: 50.34 MB
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The first handbook of its kind, giving in one volume, etailed information on both the analysis and quality control of fruit and vegetable products. Authoritative, need-based and up-to-date, the book has been principally designed to meet the day-to-day requirements.Starting from the analysis of common constituents, the book covers methods of analysis of specific raw materials and containers used in processing measurement of different quality attributes, sensory evaluation, microbiological and microanalytical examinations, determination of thermal process time, and examination of specific fruit and vegetable products. The last few chapters are devoted to statistical quality control, preparation of standard solutions and tables required for day-to-day use. Sufficient theoretical information is included in each chapter before the methods are described. Each method is self-contained, easy to follow, time-tested and complete in all respects. Wherever needed, reference values or standards-PFA, ISI or FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius are given. With its comprehensive coverage and up-to-date information, the book would be useful to public analysts, factory personnel, processors, research workers, and students of food science, food technology, agriculture and home science.

Control Systems

Author: M. Gopal
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780070482890
Size: 76.71 MB
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Control Of Microorganisms In Drinking Water

Author: Srinivasa Lingireddy
Publisher: ASCE Publications
ISBN: 9780784475232
Size: 13.12 MB
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Prepared by the Water Supply Engineering Technical Committee of the Infrastructure Council of the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of ASCE. This report provides a comprehensive survey of the state of the art in drinking water treatment methods and technologies for controlling microorganisms. Academics, practicing engineers, and environmental scientists offer insight into the risks posed by microbes in drinking water and ,more importantly, their control through treatment and disinfection. The report supplies an overview of the subject for nonspecialists and becomes a valuable technical reference for experienced practitioners. Topics include: Ørisks posed by pathogens in drinking water; Ømicrobially-mediated corrosion and water quality deterioration; Øindicator concept and its application in water supply; Øremoval of organisms by flocculation/sedimentation; Øair stripping and aeration; Øslow sand filtration; Ørapid sand filtration; Øgranular activated carbon/biological activated carbon; Øcontrol of microorganisms in drinking water by pressure-driven membrane processes; Øgeneral kinetics of disinfection processes; Øchlorine and chloramines; Øchlorine dioxide in drinking water treatment; Øultraviolet disinfection; Øozone disinfection in drinking water; and Øemerging pathogens of concern in drinking water.

Control System Principles And Design

Author: Ernest O. Doebelin
Publisher: ernest otto doebelin
ISBN: 9780471088158
Size: 40.71 MB
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Designed for graduate and upper-level undergraduate engineering students, this is an introduction to control systems, their functions, and their current role in engineering design. Organized from a design rather than an analysis viewpoint, it shows students how to carry out practical engineering design on all types of control systems. Covers basic analysis, operating and design techniques as well as hardware/software implementation. Includes case studies.

Infection Control

Author: Claire Mercier
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748733194
Size: 80.12 MB
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This book helps the reader develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles of infection control and gives guidance on good practice for all health care professionals. Written as a quick reference guide, the practical detail covering hand washing, sharp injuries, decontamination, waste disposal, spillages and isolation is an invaluable and time saving resource for all health care workers.