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Cleaning and disinfection: featured book

Tim Sandle's latest book is the 'Cleaning and Disinfection Handbook', aimed at both the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

The Cleaning and Disinfection handbook is aimed at those working within the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, as well as providing valuable information for students and for the general reader. The book provides comprehensive detail on different types of disinfectants and their modes of action; explains the problems of microbial destruction and resistance; introduces cleaning techniques and the latest safety regulations; expounds upon the application of cleaning within healthcare and pharmaceutical environments, noting current national and international standards. Assembled by expert practitioners, the book balances theoretical concepts with sound practical advice, and is likely to become the definitive text on keeping contamination in control within clean areas and controlled environments.

308 pages.

To purchase the book as a paperback from Amazon U.S., go to this link:
The CDC Handbook: A Guide to Cleaning and Disinfecting Cleanrooms

To purchase the book in an e-book format from Amazon U.S., go to this link:
The CDC Handbook - A Guide to Cleaning and Disinfecting Clean Rooms

To purchase the book from Amazon U.K., please click either paperback version or e-book version.

Press release

The book is edited by Dr Tim Sandle, a pharmaceutical microbiologist, the CDC Handbook has contributions from expert practitioners actively involved in contamination control within clean areas and controlled environments. It has been written for those working in both the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, as well as providing valuable information for students and the general reader.

The illustrated Handbook balances theoretical concepts with sound practical advice. It provides comprehensive detail about different types of disinfectants and their modes of action; explains the problems of microbial destruction and resistance; introduces cleaning techniques and the latest safety regulations and expounds upon the application of cleaning within healthcare and pharmaceutical environments, noting current national and international standards. To help less experienced readers, the book contains a glossary of terminology.

Here is the book's contents:
  • Chapter 1: Cleaning and Disinfection By Tim Sandle 
  • Chapter 2: Hand Sanitisation and Antiseptics By Ian M. Jarvis 
  • Chapter 3: Selection of Cleaning Materials By Jasdeep Singh 
  • Chapter 4: Cleaning Techniques By Angela Nutman 
  • Chapter 5: Safe Use of Detergents and Disinfectants By Ian M. Jarvis 
  • Chapter 6: Application of Disinfectants and Detergents in the Healthcare Setting By Eric Che 
  • Chapter 7: Cleaning and Disinfection Procedures: a Case Study By Amit Chandra 
  • Chapter 8: Application of Disinfectants and Detergents in the Pharmaceutical Sector By Tim Sandle 
  • Chapter 9: Gaseous Disinfection of Barrier Systems By James Drinkwater and Laura Buck 
  • Chapter 10: Validation of Disinfectants By Tim Sandle




Comments

Joyce Singha said…
I'm sure within those industries everything needs to be very exact. For daily needs, Tea Tree Oil, baking Soda, and Borax seem to work well for me. Congrats on your writings.
Unknown said…
There are many different disinfectants available in the market that is why it is important to have the right kind of information and to read the labels carefully to make sure we are buying only the most effective ones. Especially for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, they need the most effective disinfectant to make sure everything is free of germs and bacteria.

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Anonymous said…
This is a great book!
Dr Tim Sandle said…
Good points. I agree.
Dr Tim Sandle said…
Thank you.
Dr Tim Sandle said…
Thank you.

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