barrier techniques

barrier techniques,

n.pl protocols used in infection control to prevent cross-contamination between health care worker and patient, between patient and health care worker, and between patients. Strict barrier techniques are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Dental Association (ADA).
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These techniques are divided into following categories; insulative techniques, reflective surface techniques, and radiant barrier techniques.
The studies excluded the use of any hormonal products that might compromise the effectiveness of Lysteda, so women used barrier techniques, tubal ligations, or vasectomies for birth control, he said.
Nurses use safe clean barrier techniques to reduce the risk of infection not increase it.