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Synonyms for isolation

Synonyms for isolation

the act or process of isolating

the quality or state of being alone

Synonyms for isolation

a feeling of being disliked and alone

the act of isolating something

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(psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it

a country's withdrawal from international politics

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If airborne isolation rooms are contained on a floor where natural ventilation is also present, designers should take precautions.
Except for operating rooms (Memarzadeh & Manning 2002) and airborne isolation rooms (Memarzadeh & Jiang 2000), the effect of ventilation on general infection rates is vague.
Based on this and the fact that there is a high morbidity and mortality associated with this virus and currently no available effective treatment, the WHO14 and CDC15 have jointly recommended that suspected and confirmed cases should be placed in airborne isolation rooms with limited movement outside the room.
When measles is suspected, clinicians should use airborne isolation in a medical facility or home quarantine of the patient, along with known contacts during the incubation period.
(2) Indications for hospitalization of TB patients include investigation and/or treatment of symptoms, establishment of an appropriate therapeutic regimen for patients with significant side effects to anti-TB medications and/or with known/suspected resistance to these agents, and provision of airborne isolation if this cannot be effectively provided as an outpatient.
The standard addresses that ventilation and pressure requirements for Airborne Isolation, Protective Environment and Class B and C Operating Rooms, and Delivery Rooms shall be maintained in the event of loss of normal electrical power.
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