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Descriptor English: Patient Isolation
Descriptor Spanish: Aislamiento de Pacientes
Descriptor aislamiento de pacientes
Entry term(s) aislamiento de presión negativa
aislamiento de presión negativa de pacientes
aislamiento domiciliario
aislamiento en el hogar
Scope note: Aislamiento de pacientes con enfermedades contagiosas u otras durante un tiempo determinado. El aislamiento puede ser estricto, en el que se limitan el movimiento y los contactos sociales; modificado, en el que se intenta controlar los aspectos específicos de la atención sanitaria para prevenir la infección cruzada; o inverso, en el que el paciente queda confinado en un ambiente controlado o libre de gérmenes para protegerlo frente a la infección cruzada.
Descriptor Portuguese: Isolamento de Pacientes
Descriptor French: Isolement du patient
Entry term(s): Home Isolation
Isolation, Home
Isolation, Patient
Negative Pressure Isolation
Negative Pressure Patient Isolation
Tree number(s): E02.770
N06.850.780.200.450.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010356
Scope note: The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.
Annotation: do not confuse with PATIENT ISOLATORS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Bacterial Infections/prevention & control (1972-1976)
Cross Infection (1966-1976)
Patient Isolators (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
Entry Version: PATIENT ISOL
DeCS ID: 10550
Unique ID: D010356
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/05/19
Revision Date: 2020/06/17
Patient Isolation - Preferred
Concept UI M0016058
Scope note The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.
Preferred term Patient Isolation
Entry term(s) Isolation, Patient
Home Isolation - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000732073
Preferred term Home Isolation
Entry term(s) Isolation, Home
Negative Pressure Isolation - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000732080
Preferred term Negative Pressure Isolation
Entry term(s) Negative Pressure Patient Isolation



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