Infection Control MnemonicsRegister Today!
- by december2905 Apr 30, '08hi! i already posted this before and posting it the 2nd time...i made up my own mnemonics, except for the airborne precaution which i copied in the april thread...
source: saunder's 3rd ed.
transmission-based precautions: adc
a - airborne
d - droplet
c - contact
airborne precaution (credit goes to the one who posted this on april thread, sorry can't remember your name)
my - measles
chicken - chickenpox
hez - herpes zoster (disseminated)
tb - tb
negative pressure with 6-12 air exchanges per hour
n95 mask for tb
think of spiderman!
s - sepsis
s - scarlet fever
s - streptococcal pharyngitis
p - parvovirus b19
p - pertussis
p - pneumonia
i - influenza
d - diptheria (pharyngeal)
e - epiglottitis
r - rubella
m - mumps
m - meningitis
m - mycoplasma or meningeal pneumonia
an - adenovirus
m - multidrug resistant organism
r - respiratory infection - rsv
s - skin infections
w - wound infections
e - enteric infections - clostridium defficile
e - eye infections
v - varicella zoster
c - cutaneous diptheria
h - herpes simplex
i - impetigo
p - pediculosis
s - scabies, staphylococcus
- Apr 30, '08 by dieselGIRLgreat... love it.... gudluck to us!:typing
- Aug 10, '08 by 4x4countrythank you so much !!!
- Aug 11, '08 by Walking N2 MyDestinyThank you so much!!
- Aug 12, '08 by ButterflybeeThis really helps!!! Thank you so much.
- Apr 20, '09 by princezzzzi got a question.. cuz i cant find any practice questions for precautions.
ok here it goes...
for example the client has TB(which is airborne), which barrier protection should you have?
B: mask, gloves, gown
bec ive read somwhere that droplet is also a contact precation.. does it mean that you should also have gloves and gown? how bout airborne?? should you also have gloves gown with the mask....
it just confused me... please reply.... thanks. heartbeat:heartbeat
- Aug 15, '09 by joycee8Wow! nice post! thanks!
- Aug 18, '09 by zelia21Cool, I wish I had this when I was studying for Nclex haha