Contact Precautions for Resistant Organisms

Contact Precautions for Resistant Organisms

PEP Topic 
Prevention of Infection: General
Description 

Full-contact precautions in working with patients with known resistant organisms were studied in patients with and without cancer for their effect on incidence of resistant organisms in hospital units. Full-contact precautions included gowning and gloving. This approach was evaluated in relation to prevention of infection.

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