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Recommended Isolation Precautions in Hospitals

Standard Precautions (Tier One) Designed for all clients in hospital. These precautions apply to (a) blood; (b) all body fluids, excretions, and secretions except sweat; (c) nonintact (broken) skin; and (d) mucous membranes. Designed to reduce risk of transmission of microorganisms from recognized and unrecognized sources. Wash hands after contact with blood, body fluids, secretions, […]