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safeguard

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Synonyms for precaution

careful forethought to avoid harm or risk

the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

Synonyms for precaution

a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.

the trait of practicing caution in advance

judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

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2] suggests that the minimum ventilation rate is to be set as 24 ach for airborne precaution rooms when natural ventilation is used, doubling the ventilation requirement relative to mechanical airborne negative pressure isolation rooms.
Because airborne precautions began [approximately equal to] 24 hours after admission, most HCP contacts (39 [86.
Airborne precautions are necessary in the OR because an aerosol-generating procedure is highly likely to occur.
Airborne precautions for protection against inhalation of tiny infectious droplet nuclei:
Airborne precautions should be taken for all suspected cases of measles.
patients with febrile illness and generalized maculopapular rash or known contacts with prodromal symptoms) should apply appropriate isolation practices, including airborne precautions, in addition to taking standard precautions for such patients.
Strict infection control measures must be instituted to prevent the spread of this viral infection, including contact and droplet and airborne precautions.
Airborne precautions, including possible use of isolation rooms with negative pressure to keep airborne traces of the infection from traveling to patients or visitors and use of respirators for suspect SARS patients
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