SECTION I: GENERAL BACKGROUND. A Few Basics About Infections. Immunity in the Elderly. Infections in the Elderly. SECTION II: NURSING HOME INFECTIONS. Nosocomial Infections in Nursing Homes. Pulmonary Infections: Influenza, Pneumonia, and Tuberculosis. Urinary Tract Infections. Pressure Ulcers. Gastrointestinal Infections. SECTION III: THE INFECTION CONTROL PROGRAMS. Infection Control Program Organization. Surveillance in the Long-Term Care Facility. Epidemic Investigation. Antibiotics. Regulations, Policies, and Procedures. Infection Control Staff Training and Management. HIV Infection, AIDS, and Universal Precautions. Infection Control Aspecs of the Employee Health Program. SECTION IV: SPECIFIC CONTROL MEASURES. Infection Control Measures: The Resident. Infection Control Measures: The Environmental Reservoir. Infection Control Measures to Block Transmission: Isolation and Beyond.Smith, Philip W. is the author of 'Infection Control in Long-Term Care Facilities', published 1994 under ISBN 9780827356863 and ISBN 0827356862.