differentiate from COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL which tends to be on a large geographic, demographic or social level (e.g., city, underprivileged, elementary school, prisons) while INFECTION CONTROL tends to be restricted within health care facilities
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
Communicable Disease Control (1966-1991)
Cross Infection/prevention & control (1966-1991)
Infection/prevention & control (1966-1991)
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92; was INFECTION/prevention & control 1966-91
use INFECTION CONTROL to search INFECTION/prevention & control 1966-91