Current controversies in pediatric isolation and infection control include correct application of standard precautions, importance of providing adequate staffing levels in intensive care units to prevent transmission of infectious agents, use of rapid diagnostic testing and best precautions to prevent transmission of respiratory syncytial virus, best methods to prevent transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms in acute care settings, and preventing transmission of infections to pregnant healthcare workers. Recommendations are evidence-based.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Microbiology (medical)