Isolation of infectious patients

Isolation of infectious patients and anti - epidemic activity consisting in separation of patients with infectious diseases and persons suspected infectious disease, which is healthy.
Isolation of infectious patients in the earliest time after the occurrence of the disease is an important measure in preventing the spread of infections.
The most perfect form of isolation of infectious patients hospitalized. Necessarily hospitalized patients plague, cholera, smallpox, anthrax, typhus and return with fever, tularemia, polio, infectious hepatitis, typhoid fever and the meeting, diphtheria and other
In case of impossibility of urgent hospitalization of patients temporarily placed in an insulator (see).
Sick with scarlet fever, measles, whooping cough, dysentery, etc. can be isolated at home at observance of conditions preventing the spread of infection (single room, qualified care, current disinfection, treatment).
Persons who come into contact with patients, isolated subject to certain conditions, based: the character of the disease: in case of especially dangerous infectious diseases under the condition of a special regime; in other cases dismantled with the prohibition to visit the place of work, children's, medical facilities, etc.
The terms for isolation of infectious patients and persons who come into contact with them:

  • Brucellosis
  • Typhoid fever, paratyphoid a and b
  • Relapsing fever
  • Hepatitis epidemic (Botkin's disease)
  • Influenza
  • Dysentery
  • Diphtheria
  • Whooping cough
  • Measles
  • Rubella measles
  • Rubella scarlatina
  • The epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis
  • Smallpox wind
  • Smallpox natural
  • Mumps epidemic
  • Polio
  • Saff
  • Anthrax
  • Scarlet fever
  • Typhus
  • Tularemia
  • Plague
  • Cholera

  • Cm. also Nosocomial infections, Infection, Quarantine, Karantinnaya.