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Has the visitor had symptoms (within the past 24 hours) of a communicable infectious disease, such as a fever, upper respiratory illness, flu-like illness, or gastro-intestinal illness?
Has the visitor had a recent exposure to anyone with Chicken pox or other communicable disease?
Does the visitor have an active Shingles rash?
Has the visitor received (within the last 6 weeks) a live attenuated Varicella Zoster vaccine?If so, does the visitor have any kind of rash?
Other Isolation Guidelines:
No children < 12 years of age in room
Only 2 visitors at a time and limit visitors to 3-4 consistent people during transplant
Keep the door closed at ALL TIMES.
——————————————- Mary Lynn Rae Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Chicago, IL United States ——————————————-
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 07-29-2014 11:51 AM From: Heather Taylor Subject: Chilren Visitors in the BMT
We are currently reviewing our policy regarding children visitors to the BMT Unit. I would really like to hear what type of policy other institutions have regarding any restrictions or things they allow.
——————————————- Heather Taylor RN, CPHON Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator St Louis Children’s Hospital Saint Louis, MO United States ——————————————-