Full Barrier Precautions

Full Barrier Precautions are the combination of airborne and contact precautions, plus eye protection, in addition to standard precautions.

Diseases requiring full barrier precautions include, but are not limited to: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), hemorrhagic disease (Ebola), and all known and suspect avian and pandemic influenza patients.

Donning and doffing:

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Full Barrier Precautions

Full Barrier precatutions include:
Standard Precautions
AND Contact Precautions
AND Airborne Precautions


Face and Eye Protection


Shoe covers (for patients with hemorrhagic disease)

Head covers (optional)


see also>>Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Infection Control
see also>>Respiratory Protection Progam

Updated Friday, August 29, 2014 at 08:06AM