Our hospital is encouraging hand washing instead of gel after patient contact. Apparently gel isn't as effective with this organism.
That's the only difference I think.
Sent from my phone, please forgive brevity and typos.
> On Oct 2, 2014, at 2:02 PM, Amy Roy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> What, if any, precautions are people using for pediatric ED patients with respiratory symptoms who could possibly have EV 68? We have received a litany of sort of vague recommendations from various sources. The most recent endorses contact and droplet precautions for fever, rash, runny nose, cough and myalgia.
> Thanks in advance,
> Amy Roy
> New Hampshire's Hospital for Children
> Manchester, NH
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