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Guide to infection prevention for outpatient settings : minimum expectations for safe care. Version 2.2
  • Published Date:
    November 2015
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.44 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (U.S.)
  • Description:
    The following document is a summary guide of infection prevention recommendations for outpatient (ambulatory care) settings. The recommendations included in this document are not new but rather reflect existing evidence-based guidelines produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. This summary guide is based primarily upon elements of Standard Precautions and represents the minimum infection prevention expectations for safe care in outpatient settings. Readers are urged to use the Infection Prevention Checklist for Outpatient Settings (Appendix A), a companion to the summary guide, and to consult the full guidelines for additional background, rationale, and evidence behind each recommendation.

    CS260705

    Ambulatory-Care+Checklist_508_11_2015.pdf

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