2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings

Jane D. Siegel, Emily Rhinehart, Marguerite Jackson, Linda Chiarello

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Abstract

This updated guideline responds to changes in health care delivery and addresses new concerns about transmission of infectious agents to patients and HCWs in the United States and infection control. The primary objective of the guideline is to improve the safety of the nation's health care delivery system by reducing the rates of HAIs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
Volume35
Issue number10 SUPPL. 2
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StatePublished - Dec 2007

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2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions : Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings. / Siegel, Jane D.; Rhinehart, Emily; Jackson, Marguerite; Chiarello, Linda.

In: American Journal of Infection Control, Vol. 35, No. 10 SUPPL. 2, 12.2007.

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Siegel, Jane D. ; Rhinehart, Emily ; Jackson, Marguerite ; Chiarello, Linda. / 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions : Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Health Care Settings. In: American Journal of Infection Control. 2007 ; Vol. 35, No. 10 SUPPL. 2.
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