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Synonyms for precaution

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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Close contact precautions could prevent an outbreak of crimean-congo hemorrhagic Fever: a case series report from southern part of tehran.
There are three types of transmission-based precautions: respiratory precautions; droplets precautions; and contact precautions. Singly used or in combination, they are always used simultaneous with the standard precautions.
The data coordinator flagged patients with positive cultures and distributed a weekly list of patients on contact precaution to all units.
Therefore, had this been a routine practice, these patients would have been placed on contact precaution measures, avoiding dissemination of carbapenemase producers in INC.
In addition to antimicrobial stewardship, the guidelines recommended education, hand hygiene, environmental decontamination, use of dedicated equipment, contact precaution, grouping of patients with known MRSA infection, and decolonization therapy in subpopulations under specific circumstances.
* The surveillance program should state whether the results of the examinations should be available before contact precaution measures are implemented.
Enhanced precautions such as droplet and contact precautions are not considered necessary for prevention of health care-associated rabies virus exposures (https://www.cdc.
The benefits of routine enforcement of contact precautions must be balanced against additional costs, impediments to patient care, and exposure to ESBL-producing E.
Compliance with contact precautions and hand hygiene was measured by using a mobile telephone application.
During 2005-2017, following introduction of a systemwide, multifaceted infection control intervention that included admission screening for nasal MRSA carriage and use of contact precautions for MRSA-colonized patients, VAMCs across the United States experienced a sharp decline in S.
Although these forms of isolation can prevent secondary transmission of Lassa virus, simple barrier or contact precautions
As previously stated, C-diff is also spread by careless health care workers and it is imperative to place a patient with active CDI on strict contact precautions. Rooms where a patient on C-diff precautions stayed must be cleaned with bleach because standard disinfectants do not kill the spores.
Other projects presented included implications for sterile packaging during periods of increased humidity; contact precautions in the operating theatre; reducing infections from intravenous lines; and a risk-based assessment for managing extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing E-coli patients in acute care.
In a medical setting, all that's required to prevent the spread of Ebola from patient to healthcare provider to patient is the use of 'contact precautions,' which include gowns, gloves and regular hand-washing after every patient contact.