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Patient Isolation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Patient Isolation
Tree Number(s)
E02.770
N06.850.780.200.450.650
Unique ID
D010356
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010356
Annotation
do not confuse with PATIENT ISOLATORS
Scope Note
The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.
Entry Version
PATIENT ISOL
Entry Term(s)
Home Isolation
Isolation, Home
Isolation, Patient
Negative Pressure Isolation
Negative Pressure Patient Isolation
NLM Classification #
WX 167
Previous Indexing
Bacterial Infections/prevention & control (1972-1976)
Cross Infection (1966-1976)
Patient Isolators (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
77
History Note
77
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/19
Revision Date
2020/06/17
Patient Isolation Preferred
Negative Pressure Isolation Related
Home Isolation Related
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