Infection Control - Precautions (Acronyms)

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Nursing, Infection Control, acronyms, precautionsRef:http://www.med.yale.edu/ynhh/infection/dislist/intro.html


 
  
Created Jul 31, 2009
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Airborne/Contact (A/C) diseases
 

think of AC Slater, aka, Mario Lopez from Saved by the Bell. A high school student, and...

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Contact diseases
 
think of CONTACT CRIMPS -
[C]
roup, - yes
[R]
SV (respiratory syncytial...
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Droplet/Contact (DC) diseases
 
think of Washington DC and there are political people so we must be proper. So, MRS. DiP...
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Droplet precaution diseases
 
I can’t really think of one for this, but, I thought of PIMS
[P]neumonia,...
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Airborne Precautions - Barriers
 

1. Private room or with patient with same infection

2. Negative air pressure

3....

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Droplet Precautions - Barriers
 

1. Private room or with patient with same infection

2. Keep 3 keet away from patient

3....

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Contact Precautions - Barriers
 

1. Private room or with patient with same infection

2. Clean, nonsterile gloves

3....

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Standard precaution diseases:

 

You can still be "LL HIP" even if you are standard???

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UTI:nursing considerations

 
- drink fluids , antibiotics, sitz bath
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Elderly - sign of infection:

 

tachypnea, tachy, confusion

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TB: classic signs

 

- persistent cough with blood-tinged sputum and night sweats

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Hep A: child can return to school
 

1 week after onset of jaundice.

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Hepatitis precautions for all
 
STANDARD - yes
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Haemophilus influenzae pneumonia (precaution)
 
standard precaution - YES

For infants, it is droplet and standard
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Localized herpes zoster
(precaution)
 
contact precaution, bc localized - yes

Non-immunocompromised ...
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Lyme disease
(precaution)
 
standard precaution - yes

contact by tick
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Infectious mononucleosis
(precaution)
 
standard precaution - yes

Mono is spread by person-to-person contact. Saliva is...
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Legionnaire’s disease
(precaution)
 
standard precaution - yes

Infection cannot be acquired from another person...
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Pneumococcal meningitis
(precaution)
 
standard precaution - YES, it really is!

bacteria can be transmitted easily among people...
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Cutaneous anthrax
(precaution)
 
standard precaution - yes

Cutaneous anthrax usually occurs when spores from the...
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Influenza
(precaution)
 
Droplet - yes
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Meningitis
(precaution)
 
droplet - yes, can be depending on which one.
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Meningitis: S&S
 
nuchal rigidity and photophobia
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Clostridium difficile colitis

precaution? causes?
 
standard / contact precautions

Think of the name - "C. Diff"
can cause pseudomembranous...
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disseminated herpes zoster(precaution)
 
A/C precautions

disseminate = "spread widely"

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