respiratory isolation

res·pi·ra·tor·y i·so·la·tion

(res'pir-ă-tōr-ē ī'sŏ-lā'shŭn)
Used for patients with diseases that can be spread by droplet infection. Anyone entering the patient's room must wear a mask.
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It will also include new program rooms directly accessible to each new housing pod; a new clinic area supporting medical, dental and mental health services; staff areas; respiratory isolation cell with an anteroom; safety cell; new contact visitation space for attorney 3 Updated 9/12/2017 visitation room; and new recreation yards directly accessible from the dayrooms and the new housing units.
Rapid molecular testing for TB to guide respiratory isolation in the U.S.: a cost-benefit analysis.
Impact of GeneXpert MTB/ RIF Assay on triage of respiratory isolation rooms for inpatients with presumed tuberculosis: a hypothetical trial.
Impact of GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay on triage of respiratory isolation rooms for inpatients with presumed tuberculosis: a hypothetical trial.
He was managed in negative pressure respiratory isolation for three months, then discharged to community follow-up care for a further 16 months.
Upon admission, the patient was placed in respiratory isolation and started on rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, ethambutol, and pyridoxine daily for empiric treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
The authors highlight at least three contributors to measles mortality in SA: HIV infection, failure to administer two doses of vitamin A 24 hours apart to children with the infection as recommended by the World Health Organization to reduce mortality, and the uneven application of respiratory isolation.
The man is currently in respiratory isolation at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital, The Associated Press reported.
As a result of this outbreak, Spanish hospitals now implement exhaustive control measures, such as maintaining respiratory isolation units under negative pressure; in addition, a national surveillance network for MDR TB was set up in Spain in 1998.
The term "airborne isolation" replaces "respiratory isolation," while the term "airborne infection isolation room" (All room) is defined as "a special negative-pressure room for the specific purpose of isolating persons who might have suspected or confirmed infectious TB disease from other parts of the [health care] setting."
The term "airborne isolation" replaces "respiratory isolation" while the term "airborne infection isolation room" (AII room) is defined as "a special negative-pressure room for the specific purpose of isolating persons who might have suspected or confirmed infectious TB disease from other parts of the [health care] setting."
The essential components of the TB control plan included in the SOC are those elements that address the administration of anti-TB drugs, patient response to treatment, collecting sputum specimen, maintaining respiratory isolation, discharge requirements, and patient education .

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