"Patient Isolation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Patient Isolation" by people in Profiles.
Hematology and oncology clinical care during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. CA Cancer J Clin. 2020 09; 70(5):349-354.
Clinical distancing of hospitalized patients with advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation during COVID-19. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 07; 39(7):730.
How Prepared Are Medical and Nursing Students to Identify Common Hazards in the Intensive Care Unit? Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Apr; 14(4):543-549.
Preparing for renal replacement therapy in patients with the Ebola virus disease. Blood Purif. 2014; 38(3-4):276-85.
Multidrug-resistant organisms contaminating supply carts of contact isolation patients. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct; 42(10):1124-6.
Medical care for people in transition: symptoms may point to stories. Health Prog. 2014 Mar-Apr; 95(2):49-52.
Back to basics: Four years of sustained improvement in implementation of contact precautions at a university hospital. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010 Sep; 36(9):418-23.
The use of seclusion in emergency medicine. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2005 Sep-Oct; 27(5):365-71.
Ethical challenges in preparing for bioterrorism: barriers within the health care system. Am J Public Health. 2004 Jul; 94(7):1096-102.
Quality of care and satisfaction among patients isolated for infection control. JAMA. 2004 Jan 28; 291(4):421; author reply 421-2.