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1

Identify the components in the model of infection

- Pathogen 

- Patient

- Mechanism of infection 

- Infection

- Management 

- Outcome

2

Describe the layout of the infection model

3

Classify pathogens in terms of the infection model

- Virus

- Prokaryotes: bacteria

- Eukaryotes:

I. Fungus – yeast, mould

II. Parasites – protozoa, helminth

4

Describe the 'patient' component in the infection model

- Person – age, gender, physiological and pathological states, social factors

- Time – calendar time/relative time

- Place – current/recent

5

Identify the 7 different mechanisms of infections

- Contiguous spread

- Haematogenous

- Inoculation

- Ingestion

- Inhalation

- Vector

- Vertical transmission

6

Identify the three parts of the management component in the infection model

- Diagnosis

- Treatment 

- Infection prevention

7

Identify the three processes outlined in the diagnosis of an infection

- History

- Examination

- Investigations

 

8

Identify the two types of treatment for an infection

- Specific

- Supportive

 

9

Outline the two types of specific treatments for infections

- Antimicrobials

- Surgery – drainage, debridement, dead space removal

10

Outline two types of supportive treatment for infections

- Symptom relief

- Physiological restoration

11

What are the two locations for infection prevention?

- Hospital

- Community

 

12

Identify 4 different outcomes for infections

- Cure

- Chronic infection

- Disability

- Death

13

Describe the infection component of the infection model