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Patient Isolation

"Patient Isolation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Patient Isolation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Patient Isolation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 54 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2015
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