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Document ID (ISN)105630
CIS number 06-1234
Year 2006
Convention or series no. NTP 700
Author(s) Hernández Calleja A.
Title Precautions for infection control in health care settings
Original title Precauciones para el control de las infecciones en centros sanitarios [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2006. 8p. Illus. 6 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note focuses on the use of isolation for preventing the spread of infectious diseases in health care settings. Contents: means of transmission of infectious diseases; historical development of isolation procedures; universal precautions; precautions during isolation (standard precautions, avoiding disease transmission by air, by droplets or by direct contact).
Descriptors (primary) Spain; health care personnel; infection control; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) microorganisms; personal hygiene; data sheet; safe working methods; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services