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)
Pages (from-to)S65-S164
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
Volume35
Issue number10 SUPPL. 2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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