Standard airborne precautions

    • [PDF File]AIRBORNE PRECAUTIONS EVERYONE MUST - Centers for Disease ...

      AIRBORNE PRECAUTIONS EVERYONE MUST. AIRBORNE PRECAUTIONS EVERYONE MUST: Clean their hands, including before entering and when leaving the room. Put on a fit-tested N-95 or higher level respirator before room entry. Remove respirator after exiting the room and closing the door. Door to room must remain closed.

    • [PDF File]Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 102 - Centers for Disease ...

      Airborne infection isolation or Airborne Precautions prevent the transmission of infectious agents that remain viable and suspended in the air over long distances. Examples of these are rubeola virus or measles, varicella virus or chickenpox, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

    • [PDF File]The Basics of Standard Precautions - Centers for Disease ...

      Standard Precautions are infection prevention practices used to avoid the transmission of infectious agents. Standard Precautions are used with any patient, regardless of known or suspected infection status. PPE is selected based on the nature of patient interaction and anticipated exposure to blood or bodily fluids.

    • [PDF File]Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions

      Minimizing potential exposures e.g., respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette Environmental cleaning and disinfection Reprocessing of reusable medical equipment between each patient and when soiled Core Infection Prevention and Control Practices - CDC HICPAC, 2016 Personal Protective Equipment


      The type of PPE used will vary based on the level of precautions required, such as standard and contact, droplet or airborne infection isolation precautions. The procedure for putting on and removing PPE should be tailored to the specific type of PPE. 1.WN GO • Fully cover torso from neck to knees, arms to end of wrists, and wrap around the back

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