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    Unless a patient is showing signs of infection, why would a culture be necessary? I know that quite a few people at our facility have voiced ideas that we should culture patients on admission to see if someone has a "pre-existing" UTI, to avoid some...

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    We use IsoCaddys on our high obs unit. Overall they work great and helps increase accessibility of the PPE sup;ies. Wendy Harrington, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC Infection Preventionist & Employee Health Vibra Hospital 2200 Edward Holland Drive...

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    I agree droplet precautions per CDC criteria. Standard precautions for all patients and of course hand hygiene. ------------------------------ Dawn M. Peluso, MSN, RN CIC Infection Prevention Manager Virtua Marlton N.J. ------------------------------

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    The over-the door systems have some distinct advantages, however, make sure that the door to the rooms will close without obstruction, this is an issue that the local fire inspectors will cite during their survey. Also, make sure that there is a codified...

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