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Friday, 7 September 2007

CDC ISOLATION

SAFE WORK PRACTICES

  • Keep hands away from face
  • Work from clean to dirty
  • Limit surfaces touched
  • Change when torn or heavily contaminated
  • Perform hand hygiene

DISEASES THAT NEED DROPLET ISOLATION:

"DROPLETISMM"

  • Diptheria
  • Rubella
  • Oral (mumps, strep, paryngitis)
  • Pertussis
  • Legionnaire’s
  • Erythema infectiousum, Epiglottitis (Hemaphilus influenza type B)
  • Tonsillitis
  • Influenza
  • Scarlet fever
  • Meningitis
  • Mycoplasma pneumonia

DISEASES THAT NEED CONTACT PRECAUTION:

  • Major drainages
  • Bronchiolitis C. difficile (gastroenteritis)
  • Congenital Rubella
  • Cutaneous diphtheria
  • Hepa A (diapered or incontinent patient)
  • Herpes zoster (+ airborne)
  • Herpes simplex
  • Impetigo
  • Pediculosis
  • Multi-drug resistant organism infection ( MRSA, VRE, VISA, ESBL)
  • Eczema
  • Scabies
  • Major pressure ulcer


DISEASES THAT NEED AIRBORNE PRECAUTION:


  • Measles
  • SARS
  • Smallpox
  • Tuberculosis
  • Varicella zoster
  • Pulmonary / laryngeal diseases

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