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Patient Isolators MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Patient Isolators
Tree Number(s)
E07.325.755
Unique ID
D010357
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010357
Scope Note
Equipment used to prevent contamination of and by patients, especially those with infections. This includes plastic surgical isolators and specially designed spaces used to protect patients.
Entry Term(s)
Life Islands
Negative-Pressure Pods
Negative-Pressure Rooms
Negative-Pressure Wards
NLM Classification #
WX 147
Previous Indexing
Cross Infection/prevention & control (1966-1967)
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital (1966-1967)
Germ-Free Life (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/06/17
Patient Isolators Preferred
Negative-Pressure Rooms Related
Life Islands Narrower
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