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Infection Control Precautions:
What to Do
• Okay to enter:
– Protective Precautions
– Contact Precautions (with gown,gloves)
– Droplet Precautions (with mask)
• DO NOT ENTER:
– Enteric Precautions
– Airborne Precautions
Protective Precautions – OK
• Designed to protect
immunosuppressed patients
• Wash hands before entering
room
• (Standard precautions for all
our patients)
• Patients must wear mask
when leaving room, must
have private playroom times
Contact Precautions - OK
• Wear gown and gloves BEFORE
entering room
• Remove gown and gloves before
leaving, and wash or foam hands
before leaving
• Borrowed toys/resources must
have hard surfaces that can be
sanitized
• Patients with multidrug resistant
organisms, lice, scabies, etc.
• Patients must wear gown/gloves
when leaving room, must have
private playroom times
Droplet Precautions – OK
• Wear a surgical mask before
entering the room.
• Remove mask and wash or
foam hands before leaving
room
• Borrowed toys/resources
must have hard surfaces that
can be sanitized
• Patients with infections
transmitted by large particle
droplets within 3 feet of
patients (ex. Flu)
• Patients may not leave room
Enteric Precautions
• DO NOT ENTER
• Borrowed toys/resources
must have hard surfaces
that can be sanitized
• Patients with c.diff,
norovirus, rotavirus, etc.
• Patients may not leave
room
Airborne Precautions
• DO NOT ENTER
• (Trained staff enter with an
N-95 respirator mask)
• Patients with known or
suspected infections
transmitted by small droplet
nuclei such as tuberculosis,
chickenpox, shingles
• Patients may not leave room

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