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isolation ward

Etymology: It, isolare, to detach; ME, warden
a room or section of a hospital in which certain categories of patients, particularly those infected with acute contagious diseases, can be treated with a minimum of contact with the rest of the patients and hospital personnel.
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The state government said it had ensured additional stocks of medicines and taken others steps, including setting up isolation wards in many hospitals, but the number of patients was rising steadily.
Having the General Paediatrics and Adolescent Ward side by side with the Paediatric Isolation Ward provides important continuity and familiarity for patients, families and health staff.
He added that hospital administration take all the possible precautions to make sure that the disease was not spread to other people in the hospital and the affected patients were shifted to isolation ward and their treatment was continue and five patients were discharge after the treatment.
The fund will be used for the purchase of eight infusion pumps; devices that help deliver fluids such as nutrients and medication to patients, for the Pediatric hematology and Oncology isolation ward.
One more isolation ward has been set up for swine flu patients at the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital.
In March 2014, the Bomi County Community Health Department (BCCHD) built an isolation ward for Ebola patients adjacent to the county's single hospital after receiving news of the first Ebola case in Liberia (Figure).
A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards were imposed for America's biggest urban center.
He was brought to an isolation ward at Madrid's Carlos III hospital, dpa reported.
British nurse William Pooley, who recovered in an NHS London isolation ward after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone, spoke movingly last week about the need for our country and others to do more.
MEKKE (CyHAN)- Saudi Arabia will establish a 50- bed exclusive isolation ward at Arafat Hospital in Mecca during Hajj as a preventive measure against Ebola and other communicable diseases, according to Arab News Tuesday.
There, the Ebola suspected are observed in an isolation ward for three days.
The University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf specializes in treating contagious diseases and sports a brand-new isolation ward.