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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


(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.
During June-December 2011, we conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate the epidemiologic and clinical significance of NTM isolated from patients in Honolulu, Hawaii; the patients had suspected pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) and were in airborne isolation at a university-affiliated, tertiary-care hospital.
Except for operating rooms (Memarzadeh & Manning 2002) and airborne isolation rooms (Memarzadeh & Jiang 2000), the effect of ventilation on general infection rates is vague.
Moreover, there will be construction of two physical and two airborne isolation rooms, plus counseling rooms, a feeding room and a family area, as well as faculty offices and a teaching room as part of this venture.
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.
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