Diana Marie

ELIMINATION: discouraging sick people to visit hospital
SUBSTITUTION: use of mini-bags in preparing iv medications, use of subcut ports for frequent use of subcutaneous route injections
ENGINEERING CONTROL: use of airborne rooms, availability of additional portable air filters for covid rooms, dedicated equipments for isolation rooms, no sharing of bathrooms in wards– using dedicated commodes with each patient
ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROL: monthly e-learnings, visitor restrictions–2/day, 1 at a time and no visitors for airborne isolation patients
PPE: availability of PPE’s and signages of proper donning and doffing