Contact Precautions for Resistant Organisms

Contact Precautions for Resistant Organisms

PEP Topic 
Prevention of Infection: Transplant
Description 

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

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