Chapter 9. Infection Control in Renal Care

  1. Nicola Thomas RN, BSc (Hons), PG Dip (Education), MA1,2
  1. Judith Hurst

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch9

Advanced Renal Care

Advanced Renal Care

How to Cite

Hurst, J. (2004) Infection Control in Renal Care, in Advanced Renal Care (ed N. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Lead Nurse, SW Thames Renal and Transplantation Unit, St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer, City University, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 JUN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405109338

Online ISBN: 9780470693995



  • renal care;
  • infection control;
  • renal failure;
  • hospital admissions;
  • morbidity rates


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Perspective and Types of Organism

  • Infection and Renal Replacement Therapy

  • Prevention

  • Best Practice Guidelines

  • Future Developments