Nosocomial infections:

This module covers infections caught in hospital. It starts with defining different types of nosocomial infections and describes their various risk factors.

It then addresses the problem of urinary infections which are by far the most frequent and their specific risk factors, complications and treatments.

It leads on to a description of lower airway infections and cystic fibrosis and their treatment.

It then gives a detailed description of septicemia, postoperative infections, orthopedic surgery infections and the mechanism and complications of neutropenia.

Finally, it ends with a presentation of meningitis and pseudomembranous colitis.