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1

What are the precaution categories for infectious disease?

- standard precautions
- airborne precautions
- droplet precautions
- contact precautions

2

standard precautions for

all patients

3

airborne precautions for things like

TB

4

droplet precautions for

influenza

5

contact precautions for

- c-diff
- MRSA
- VRE

6

standard precautions are effective for these types of pathogens

bloodborne

7

What are standard precautions?

- gloves and hand washing with body fluid contact
- alcohol based products if hands are not visibly soiled

8

How are airborne precautions ensured?

- private negative airflow room
- door to room closed
- respiratory precautions (respiratory mask fit tested)
- restrict entry to most susceptible
- limit transport

9

What should be used when transport is necessary for a pt with airborne precautions?

surgical mask for pt

10

How are droplet precautions ensured?

- private room or with like infection
- door can be open
- mask within 3 feet
- limit transport

11

What should be used when transport is necessary for a pt with droplet precautions?

surgical mask for pt

12

How are contact precautions ensured?

- private room
- gown and gloves
- dedicate equipment to pt for full stay (single use stethoscope, BP cuff, limit pt transport)

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