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The Unofficial NCLEX® Prep Podcast by NURSING.com (NRSNG)
Jon Haws RN Nursing School Mentor and Kati Kleber RN CCRN Nursing Podcast Host with NRSNG
Ep074 Safety and Infection Control Standard Precautions Utilize Appropriate Precautions for Immunocompromised Patients
1 seconds Posted Jul 18, 2017 at 11:00 pm.
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  • Varies depending upon facility.  Can include:
    • No fresh flowers or fruits
    • Ill visitors are not permitted
  • Many people institute or order “reverse isolation” however, per the CDC it “was not found to improve outcomes for neutropenic patients, and isolation is a negative experience for the patient,” and therefore removed from the CDC’s classifications of isolation precautions in the 1980’s.  (Quote from below article, written by a nurse educator)
  • Debunking Reverse Isolation from nursecode.com
  • CDC 2007 Guidelines for Isolation Precautions

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