Clearly, the chain of infection can occur anywherewell beyond the walls of a medical facility. It can help us describeand preventthe movement of a disease from place to place, person to person, and population to population.

For this discussion, find a current outbreak in your area. Describe the outbreak in terms of the chain of infection. In your opinion, what is the best precaution health care professionals can take to hinder the spread of the outbreak?


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