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We have a HEPA-filtered unit for our BMT and other highly immunocompromised patients at Children’s Oakland. We use standard isolation precautions; no reverse isolation. In COVID-times, all staff wear masks (at all times) and eye protection (with direct patient care); patients and family members wear masks at all times when outside of the room, and parents are asked to wear masks whenever a staff member enters the patient’s room.
—————————— Stacy Wolf, CPNP-AC,CPON,RN San Francisco, CA United States —————————— ——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 05-27-2021 03:22 PM From: Meghan Ariotti Subject: Reverse Isolation?
I am curious to know how other organizations use isolation for BMT patients. Specifically, is anyone using reverse isolation (i.e. isolating to prevent giving an infection to the patient) versus only using different PPE levels based on patient infection?
—————————— Meghan R. Ariotti, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPN Mayo Clinic Pediatric CNS – Hematology, Oncology, Transplant firstname.lastname@example.org ——————————