Isolation Precautions

These are used in addition to standard precautions for patients with known or suspected infectious agent.

  • Use the dedicated yellow stethoscope provided in the patient’s room.
  • Follow the instructions on the color-coded precautions signs.
  • All equipment taken into patient’s room (WOW, reflex hammers, oto-ophthalmoscope, etc.) must be cleaned before exiting room.

Isolation Precautions