Prudent standard preventive measures to be taken by professional and other health personnel in contact with persons afflicted with a communicable disease, to avoid contracting the disease by contagion or infection. Precautions are especially applicable in the diagnosis and care of AIDS patients.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
The process of bearing developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero in non-human mammals, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A potentially life-threatening condition in which EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).
The beginning third of a human PREGNANCY, from the first day of the last normal menstrual period (MENSTRUATION) through the completion of 14 weeks (98 days) of gestation.
A substance, extract, or preparation for diffusing or imparting an agreeable or attractive smell, especially a fluid containing fragrant natural oils extracted from flowers, woods, etc., or similar synthetic oils. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
A plant genus of the family BURSERACEAE which is a source of gugulipid and guggulu extract. Balm of Gilead is a common name more often referring to POPULUS and sometimes to ABIES.
A class of compounds composed of repeating 5-carbon units of HEMITERPENES.
The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.
Agents that act systemically to kill adult schistosomes.
A genus of trematode liver flukes of the family Fasciolidae. Two species of this genus are F. hepatica and F. gigantica. The parasites are found in the liver and gallbladder and associated ducts in mammals and occasionally man. F. gigantica occurs rarely in man.
Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
Excision of the whole (total gastrectomy) or part (subtotal gastrectomy, partial gastrectomy, gastric resection) of the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Tumors or cancer of the STOMACH.
A variety of surgical reconstructive procedures devised to restore gastrointestinal continuity, The two major classes of reconstruction are the Billroth I (gastroduodenostomy) and Billroth II (gastrojejunostomy) procedures.
An organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of the DUODENUM.
That portion of the stomach remaining after gastric surgery, usually gastrectomy or gastroenterostomy for cancer of the stomach or peptic ulcer. It is a common site of cancer referred to as stump cancer or carcinoma of the gastric stump.
The interruption or removal of any part of the vagus (10th cranial) nerve. Vagotomy may be performed for research or for therapeutic purposes.
A sustained and usually painful contraction of muscle fibers. This may occur as an isolated phenomenon or as a manifestation of an underlying disease process (e.g., UREMIA; HYPOTHYROIDISM; MOTOR NEURON DISEASE; etc.). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1398)
A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE.
A group of conditions that develop due to overexposure or overexertion in excessive environmental heat.
A condition caused by the failure of body to dissipate heat in an excessively hot environment or during PHYSICAL EXERTION in a hot environment. Contrast to HEAT EXHAUSTION, the body temperature in heat stroke patient is dangerously high with red, hot skin accompanied by DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.
High temperature weather exceeding the average and of several weeks duration. Extreme heat is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people.
Heat stroke caused by exposure to the sun. It is characterized by dangerously high BODY TEMPERATURE; red, hot skin; DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.
A drive stemming from a physiological need for WATER.
The artificial substitution of heart and lung action as indicated for HEART ARREST resulting from electric shock, DROWNING, respiratory arrest, or other causes. The two major components of cardiopulmonary resuscitation are artificial ventilation (RESPIRATION, ARTIFICIAL) and closed-chest CARDIAC MASSAGE.
The restoration to life or consciousness of one apparently dead. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Substances causing insects to turn away from them or reject them as food.
Cessation of heart beat or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. If it is treated within a few minutes, heart arrest can be reversed in most cases to normal cardiac rhythm and effective circulation.
Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.
Bites and stings inflicted by insects.
A highly contagious infectious disease caused by MORBILLIVIRUS, common among children but also seen in the nonimmune of any age, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and multiplies in the epithelial cells, spreading throughout the MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTE SYSTEM.
A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had measles or been immunized with live measles vaccine and have no serum antibodies against measles. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The type species of MORBILLIVIRUS and the cause of the highly infectious human disease MEASLES, which affects mostly children.
The most widely distributed species of PARAMECIUM. It is elongated and possesses a bluntly pointed posterior.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.
A lithium salt, classified as a mood-stabilizing agent. Lithium ion alters the metabolism of BIOGENIC MONOAMINES in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, and affects multiple neurotransmission systems.
A subclass of IMIDES with the general structure of pyrrolidinedione. They are prepared by the distillation of ammonium succinate. They are sweet-tasting compounds that are used as chemical intermediates and plant growth stimulants.
A clinically diverse group of epilepsy syndromes characterized either by myoclonic seizures or by myoclonus in association with other seizure types. Myoclonic epilepsy syndromes are divided into three subtypes based on etiology: familial, cryptogenic, and symptomatic (i.e., occurring secondary to known disease processes such as infections, hypoxic-ischemic injuries, trauma, etc.).
The act of killing oneself.
Congenital abnormalities caused by medicinal substances or drugs of abuse given to or taken by the mother, or to which she is inadvertently exposed during the manufacture of such substances. The concept excludes abnormalities resulting from exposure to non-medicinal chemicals in the environment.
An element in the alkali metals family. It has the atomic symbol Li, atomic number 3, and atomic weight [6.938; 6.997]. Salts of lithium are used in treating BIPOLAR DISORDER.
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  • The arrival of warmer weather means ticks have arrived in Lambton County and residents need to take precautions from being bitten. (
  • AP) - Missouri conservation officials say that although fatal snakebites are rare in the state, people still need to take precautions when they are out in the wild. (
  • Contact precautions may be needed for germs that are spread by touching. (
  • Contact precautions help keep staff and visitors from spreading the germs after touching a person or an object the person has touched. (
  • Some of the germs that contact precautions protect from are C difficile and norovirus. (
  • The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) on Thursday issued guidelines on how long hospitals should continue contact precautions for multidrug-resistant infections and Clostridium difficile infections to avoid the spread of potentially deadly organisms through hospitals. (
  • Because of the virulent nature of multi-drug resistant infections and C. difficile infections, hospitals should consider establishing policies on the duration of contact precautions to safely care for patients and prevent spread of these bacteria," said David Banach, MD, MPH, an author of the study and hospital epidemiologist at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, in a society news release. (
  • Unfortunately, current guidelines on contact precautions are incomplete in describing how long these protocols should be maintained. (
  • We outlined expert advice for hospitals to consider in developing institutional policies to more effectively use contact precautions to safely care for patients. (
  • Hospitals may want to extend contact precautions for high-risk patients with chronic wounds and those from long-term care facilities. (
  • For highly resistant Enterobacteriaceae , such as carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae , or Enterobacteriaceae with few treatment options, hospitals should maintain contact precautions indefinitely. (
  • For C difficile infections, contact precautions should be continued for at least 48 hours after the resolution of diarrhea, and clinicians should consider extending precautions if C difficile infection rates remain high despite appropriate prevention and control measures. (
  • The authors note that there was insufficient evidence to formally recommend use of molecular testing to help guide decisions on length of contact precautions. (
  • The duration of contact precautions can have a significant impact on the health of the patient, the hospital, and the community," coauthor Gonzolo Bearman, MD, MPH, from the Division of Infectious Diseases at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, said in the news release. (
  • Contact precautions are used when you have harmful germs that can spread when people touch you or your environment. (
  • Follow standard precautions with all patients, based on the type of exposure expected. (
  • Transmission-based precautions are followed in addition to standard precautions. (
  • Safety First: Standard Precautions in the Operating. (
  • Contents Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………2 What are Standard Precautions…………………………………………………………….2 When are Standard Precautions used. (
  • 3 Who do Standard Precautions affect in the Operating Department. (
  • In 1996, both practices were replaced by the latest approach known as standard precautions. (
  • A precaution is a condition in a recipient that might increase the risk for a serious adverse reaction, might cause diagnostic confusion, or might compromise the ability of the vaccine to produce immunity (e.g., administering measles vaccine to a person with passive immunity to measles from a blood transfusion administered up to 7 months prior) ( 7 ). (
  • Germs that warrant airborne precautions include chickenpox , measles , and tuberculosis (TB) bacteria infecting the lungs or larynx (voicebox). (
  • With measles cases popping up across the country - including one earlier this year in Pennsylvania - local school districts are taking precautions to prevent an outbreak in the area. (
  • National standards for pediatric vaccination practices have been established and include descriptions of valid contraindications and precautions to vaccination ( 2 ). (
  • Persons who administer vaccines should screen patients for contraindications and precautions to the vaccine before each dose of vaccine is administered ( Table 4-1 ). (
  • Parents should take precaution to protect children from insect and tick bites. (
  • This guidance provides information on using a symptom-based strategy to determine when Transmission-Based Precautions can be discontinued for a patient with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection. (
  • Meeting criteria for discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions is not a prerequisite for discharge from a healthcare facility. (
  • This guidance is for infection control personnel making decisions about when to discontinue Transmission-Based Precautions for patients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection. (
  • Decisions about discontinuing Transmission-Based Precautions for patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection should be made in the context of local circumstances. (
  • Use of a test-based strategy for determining when Transmission-Based Precautions may be discontinued could be considered. (
  • Transmission-based precautions are extra steps to follow for illnesses that are caused by certain germs. (
  • Follow transmission-based precautions when an illness is first suspected. (
  • Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions. (
  • these recommendations are not meant to restrict hospitals from implementing additional precautions. (
  • citation needed] Additional precautions were used[when? (
  • Additional precautions were not needed for blood-borne infections, unless there were complicating factors. (
  • Droplet precautions are used to prevent contact with mucus and other secretions from the nose and sinuses, throat, airways, and lungs. (
  • Illnesses that require droplet precautions include influenza (flu), pertussis (whooping cough), mumps, and respiratory illnesses, such as those caused by coronavirus infections. (
  • Droplet precautions are used when you have or may have germs in your lungs or throat, such as those caused by the flu, that can spread by droplets from your mouth or nose when you speak, sneeze or cough as well as when people touch the surfaces around you. (
  • Brothers and sisters of pediatric patients on droplet precautions are discouraged from visiting and may not visit communal areas such as the playroom. (
  • The officials are the latest at the White House to take coronavirus precautions. (
  • This Medical News Today article provides details on myrrh's potential health benefits as well as some possible side effects and precautions. (
  • Universal precautions have been recommended for anyone who might come in contact with blood or body fluids. (
  • As protection against the blood-related modes of transmission, health and child care workers should use universal precautions when coming in contact with the blood of all clients, or bodily fluids containing blood. (
  • Strict adherence to universal precautions prevents exposure to blood-borne pathogens including HIV and hepatitis B . (
  • Universal precautions refers to the practice, in medicine, of avoiding contact with patients' bodily fluids, by means of the wearing of nonporous articles such as medical gloves, goggles, and face shields. (
  • In 1987, the practice of universal precautions was adjusted by a set of rules known as body substance isolation. (
  • Universal precautions are an infection control practice. (
  • Under universal precautions all patients were considered to be possible carriers of blood-borne pathogens. (
  • Universal precautions were introduced in the US by CDC in the wake of the AIDS epidemic between 1985 and 1988. (
  • Universal precautions were designed for doctors, nurses, patients, and healthcare workers who came into contact with patients and their bodily fluids. (
  • in addition to universal precautions for patients who were known or suspected to have an infection, and varied depending on the suspected transmission. (
  • citation needed] As of 2010 research around stigma and discrimination in health-related settings has implicated universal precautions as a means by which health care workers discriminate against patients. (
  • Particularly the employment of universal precautions when working with people with HIV and/or hepatitis C has been demonstrated to be inconsistent and implicated with feelings of stigmatization reported by those populations. (
  • Health-cased social research in 2004 revealed that by not applying universal precautions universally, as is the purpose, health professionals are instead making judgements based on an individual's health status. (
  • Update: universal precautions for prevention of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and other bloodborne pathogens in health-care settings. (
  • While these types of bacteria are a concern during this time of year, you should know that there are water safety precautions you can take to help protect you and your family. (
  • Becoming familiar with these lye and lye/water safety precautions will make your soap projects rewarding, not painful. (
  • Cite this: COVID-19 Precautions Needed in Ophthalmology - Medscape - Apr 16, 2020. (
  • A charity "drive-in" concert in the Hamptons on Saturday night, (ironically) dubbed "Safe & Sound" and headlined by the DJ duo, has drawn criticism both on social media and from New York state officials due to a seeming lack of health precautions. (
  • Agriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against bird flu after outbreaks devastated flocks in other states. (
  • Warm weather brings with it a greater risk for mosquito-borne illnesses, but health officials say precautions can be taken to reduce breeding grounds. (
  • Isolation precautions create barriers between people and germs. (
  • Different types of isolation precautions protect against different types of germs. (
  • One of the precautions that may be taken is called "airborne isolation. (
  • Guideline for isolation precautions in hospitals. (
  • To assist hospitals in maintaining up-to-date isolation practices, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (1) (HICPAC) have revised the 'CDC Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals. (
  • Part I, 'Evolution of Isolation Practices,' reviews the evolution of isolation practices in US hospitals, including their advantages, disadvantages, and controversial aspects, and provides the background for the HICPAC-consensus recommendations contained in Part II, 'Recommendations for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals. (
  • The guideline supersedes previous CDC recommendations for isolation precautions in hospitals. (
  • Because there have been few studies to test the efficacy of isolation precautions and gaps still exist in the knowledge of the epidemiology and modes of transmission of some diseases, disagreement with some of the recommendations is expected. (
  • citation needed] Barrier nursing Body substance isolation Viral hemorrhagic fever Hepatitis B Standard precaution CDC. (
  • Patients should stay in their rooms as much as possible while these precautions are in place. (
  • When patients have or are suspected of having harmful, contagious germs, precautions are taken to prevent their spread. (
  • What are some precautions for DVT patients? (
  • At present, it appears prudent for hospital personnel to use the same precautions when caring for patients with AIDS as those used for patients with hepatitis B virus infection, in which blood and body fluids likely to have been contaminated with blood are considered infective. (
  • The following precautions do not specifically address outpatient care, dental care, surgery, necropsy, or hemodialysis of AIDS patients. (
  • Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs) are all that you need to protect you and your patients from infections, including HIV. (
  • Blood and other specimens should be labeled prominently with a special warning, such as 'Blood Precautions' or 'AIDS Precautions. (
  • Articles soiled with blood should be placed in an impervious bag prominently labeled 'AIDS Precautions' or 'Blood Precautions' before being sent for reprocessing or disposal. (
  • The home we were writing about was not originally painted with lead-based paints, so special precautions did not apply. (
  • Special precautions for individuals with deep vein thrombosis include monitoring the leg for signs of a second thrombosis, taking anticoagulant medicine exactly as prescribed and wearing an alert tag, according to UpToDate. (
  • Take proper precautions to prevent exposure to blood and body fluids. (
  • These precautions treat all blood and body fluids as potentially infectious for diseases that are transmitted in the blood. (
  • Other precautions can help you minimize your risk of exposure to contaminated blood and body fluids. (
  • Bulgaria started to take serious precautions against the spread of swine flu to the country, the National Veterinary Service (NVS) announce Monday. (
  • The Bulgarian Health Ministry has urged Bulgarians traveling to North America to take extra precautions: seek up-to-date information on possible case of swine flu in the specific part of the U.S. they will be visiting, or get an anti-viral medicine. (
  • CHICAGO - Illinois churches holding services Sunday despite warnings about health risks during the coronavirus pandemic said they're taking precautions to protect congregants, from scrapping communion to requiring masks. (
  • Airborne precautions may be needed for germs that are so small they can float in the air and travel long distances. (
  • Airborne precautions help keep staff, visitors, and other people from breathing in these germs and getting sick. (
  • Airborne precautions are used when you have a lung or throat infection or virus, such as chicken pox or tuberculosis, that can be spread via tiny droplets in the air from your mouth or nose. (
  • All suspected and confirmed cases will be isolated and managed under strict airborne infection control precautions," MOH said in a media release. (
  • These precautions apply also to body fluids that contain blood and to certain body fluids that are not generally found outside the body, for example, vaginal secretions, semen, and cerebrospinal fluid. (
  • Blood and body fluid precautions apply to blood and other body fluids that contain visible traces of blood, semen, and vaginal fluids. (
  • Major changes to the best practice guidance in this section include 1) enhancement of the definition of a "precaution" to include any condition that might confuse diagnostic accuracy and 2) recommendation to vaccinate during a hospitalization if a patient is not acutely moderately or severely ill. (
  • The best practice is to always use blood and body fluid precautions, even when you can't see any blood and there's no chance that blood is present. (
  • Practice safe food and water precautions. (
  • With cases of vancomycin-resistant enterococci infection, negative stool or rectal swab cultures should be used to determine when to discontinue precautions. (
  • These precautions also help protect you from exposure to a potential infection from your health professional in the unlikely event that you come in contact with the health professional's blood. (
  • Modification of the recommendations is encouraged if (1) the principles of epidemiology and disease transmission are maintained, and (2) precautions are included to interrupt spread of infection by all routes that are likely to be encountered in the hospital. (
  • Some infections require more than one type of transmission-based precaution. (
  • However, these fluids can contribute to the spread of infections other than HIV, so some precautions should be taken in handling them. (
  • However, a vaccination might be indicated in the presence of a precaution if the benefit of protection from the vaccine outweighs the risk for an adverse reaction. (
  • This precaution avoids causing diagnostic confusion between manifestations of the underlying illness and possible adverse effects of vaccination or superimposing adverse effects of the vaccine on the underlying illness. (
  • Blood and body fluid precautions involve the use of protective barriers such as gloves, gowns, masks, and eye protection. (
  • Before using Clorox, take the necessary safety precautions to protect you and your family. (
  • Farmers across the region are being warned to take precautions this harvest to protect straw stacks from arsonists. (
  • These initial precautions will not only protect your teeth but will also help them last longer. (
  • Even if limit values are adhered to, exposure to low frequency fields can be reduced for reasons of precaution. (
  • Although skin provides some protection from exposure to potentially infectious substances, it is strongly recommended that health professionals use blood and body fluid precautions for further protection when they are providing health care. (
  • citation needed] Bodily fluids which did not require such precautions included Nasal secretions, Vomitus, Perspiration, Sputum and Saliva. (
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  • Both the general and specific safety precautions listed below must be strictly observed by workers who weld or cut metals. (
  • Application of standard precaution in those clinical settings can contribute to lower risk of HAIs. (
  • These types of precautions help prevent the spread of germs in the hospital. (
  • Blood and body fluid precautions are recommendations designed to prevent the transmission of HIV , hepatitis B virus (HBV) , hepatitis C virus (HCV) , and other diseases while giving first aid or other health care that includes contact with body fluids or blood. (
  • Consequently, too few of us take precautions to prevent contracting flu. (
  • Spinal precautions, also known as spinal immobilization and spinal motion restriction, are efforts to prevent movement of the spine in those with a risk of a spine injury. (
  • The main precautions that take place in this phase include obtaining informed consent from the patient. (
  • Specifically, patient-care and laboratory personnel should take precautions to avoid direct contact of skin and mucous membranes with blood, blood products, excretions, secretions, and tissues of persons judged likely to have AIDS. (
  • there are a few precautions the patient must take during and after the treatment. (
  • We'll take a little bit of extra precaution,' Bloomberg said on his weekly radio show on WABC. (
  • Lansing's Potter Park Zoo is taking extra precautions with its animals after two snowy owls recently died, possibly as a result of the West Nile virus. (
  • The Health Department asked people to take extra precautions against dengue this year. (
  • In such a situation, precautions and extra care are the only way to curb dengue. (
  • Central Illinois nursing homes are taking extra precautions after 18 people died from the virus at a nursing home in Washington State. (
  • When it comes to deep frying turkey, you want to take every precaution to keep your family and your home safe. (
  • The University will continue to provide reminders and additional information about taking precautions to help limit the spread of disease. (
  • Hospitals should carefully gauge their own risks, priorities, and resources when adopting policy on duration of precautions, as costs and practicality of implementation differ, the authors note. (
  • Precautions include using an insect repellent containing DEET or oil of lemon eucalyptus, wearing protective clothing and doing daily tick checks. (
  • Concerns that the popular hair relaxers, known generically as Brazilian or Keratin treatments, could expose hair stylists to health risks have prompted the precautions. (
  • If we do visit, the precautions we plan to use include: malarone (Rx by travel doc in the US), pre-treated clothing, keep him indoors and all windows closed dusk on, slather bug lotion/ultrathon (reapply after perspiration and randomly throughout day), burn coils at the door, and and have him under a treated net for the night. (
  • Precautions while performing "The Chair Pose" include avoiding this pose if you suffer from low blood pressure, insomnia, and headaches. (
  • In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. (
  • This article reviews the potential benefits, dosage information, and precautions for goldenrod. (
  • Dietary supplements and hypertension: potential benefits and precautions. (