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Universal Precautions MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Universal Precautions
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.780.200.925
Unique ID
D016635
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016635
Annotation
restrict to "prudent prev measures" in contacts with patients having communicable dis; IM; coord IM with specific dis (IM)
Scope Note
Prudent standard preventive measures to be taken by professional and other health personnel in contact with persons afflicted with a communicable disease, to avoid contracting the disease by contagion or infection. Precautions are especially applicable in the diagnosis and care of AIDS patients.
Entry Term(s)
Precautions, Universal
Previous Indexing
specific disease/prevention & control (1988-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/06/20
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Universal Precautions Preferred
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