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  • noun

Synonyms for precaution

safeguard

Synonyms

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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In dental facilities, in addition to Standard Precautions, Droplet Precautions should be observed when people with highly contagious respiratory infections such as influenza are present.
Droplet precautions should be added to standard precautions when providing care to patients with symptoms of acute respiratory infection; contact precautions and eye protection should be added when caring for probable or confirmed cases of MERS; airborne precautions should be applied when performing aerosol generating procedures.
The standard, contact, and droplet precautions were usually sufficient to protect against CCHFV infection during the routine care of CCHF patients.
For droplet precautions, the MoH has advised the use of a surgical mask if working within a metre of the patient.
Contact and/or droplet precautions are necessary: (1) during outbreaks such as influenza, viral respiratory infections, and norovirus; and with (2) MDRO-colonized or infected residents implicated in transmission or at high risk to transmit such as a MRSA-infected resident with poor hygiene, uncontained secretions, excretions; or a VRE-infected resident with uncontained diarrhea and/or incontinence.
Droplet precautions should be added to the standard precautions when providing care to patients with symptoms of acute respiratory infection; contact precautions and eye protection should be added when caring for probable or confirmed cases of MERS-CoV infection, while airborne precautions should be applied when performing aerosol generating procedures.