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(2)  Secretion precautions-oral. These precautions are used to prevent
acquisition of infection by personnel from direct contact with oral secretions. Some
examples of diseases requiring these precautions are herpes areolas and scarlet fever.
(3)  Excretion precautions. These precautions are used to prevent
acquisition of infection by personnel and patients from direct contact with fecal
excretions. Some examples of diseases requiring these precautions are poliomyelitis
and staphylococcal food poisoning.
5-2.
SIGNS USED TO IDENTIFY TYPES OF ISOLATION
Concise information on isolation in effect is put on signs placed on the door of the
isolation room at eye level. Some hospital signs are disease specific, and other hospital
signs are category specific. The sign is removed when isolation is no longer required.
A checklist is also placed on the door. This list indicates whether masks, gowns,
gloves, etc. are required for persons entering the room. Any other pertinent information
is also on this sign.
a. Strict Isolation.
(1)
Visitors must report to the nurses' station before entering the room.
(2)
Door must be kept closed.
(3)
Gowns must be worn by all persons entering the room.
(4)
Masks must be worn by all persons entering the room.
(5)
Hands must be washed on entering and leaving the room.
(6)
Gloves must be worn by all persons entering the room.
(7)  Articles must be discarded or wrapped before being sent to Central
Supply for disinfection or sterilization.
b. Respiratory Isolation.
(1)
Visitors must report to the nurses' station before entering the room.
(2)
Door must be kept closed.
(3)
Gowns are not necessary.
(4)  Masks must be worn by any person entering the room unless that
person is not susceptible to the disease.
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