Which of the following infection control measures is most likely to decrease the spread of this organism to the other patients in the ICU and elsewhere in the hospital? A cluster of three cases of nosocomial pneumonia caused by a highly resistant strain of Klebiella pneumonia occurs in a 13-bed intensive care unit (ICU). Each patient in the ICU is in a private, enclosed room.
A. Place infected patients in rooms with at least six air exchanges per hour B. Place patients in rooms with negative air pressure C. Place infected patients in rooms with positive air pressure D. Promote thorough hand cleansing before and after medical personnel visit each patient E. Require medical personnel to wear masks when visiting infected patients