isolation room

isolation room

Nursing A Pt room designed to minimize the spread of droplet nuclei expelled by Pt with TB and other contagious pathogens; IRs require negative-pressure ventilation. See Precautions, Universal precautions.
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A MUM-OF-FOUR, who died in hospital after an infection, had been treated in a 'dirty, bloodsplattered' isolation room, an inquest was told.
According to Nishtar Hospital officials, the number of allocated rooms for such patients in isolation room has been increased to 29 from nine.
They are receiving treatment at an isolation room since Anthrax is a contagious disease," said Mr Marete.
The ICU is having facilities of 18 beds with 5 in isolation room for serious patients, central gas supply and central air-conditioning system.
Contract awarded for Automatic control purchase purchase installation of sound pressure isolation room of gunsan medical center
Others said that they were raped after being imprisoned in an isolation room and locked in alone overnight.
Patients with severe vomiting, diarrhea, and hemorrhaging are placed in a "wet" isolation room, which is designed to be scrubbed and disinfected with a more concentrated 5 percent chlorine solution.
Al-Shamrani said the establishment that is responsible for school hygiene has been forced to wash and sterilize the building and establish an isolation room for infected pupils and teachers.
Summary: Authorities keeping woman in isolation room for observation
The Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan Community Health Council (CHC) said it was aware of staff having to change in toilets and equipment stored in an isolation room.
The hand washing component of the study required participants to enter an isolation room using contact precautions and perform specific nursing duties for a simulated patient.