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:
- Full Barrier Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with N95 Respirator
Donning and doffing of personal protective equipment when using an N95 respirator. (poster)
- Full Barrier Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR)
Donning and doffing of personal protective equipment when using a PAPR. (poster)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Full Barrier Precautions
Shoe covers (for patients with hemorrhagic disease)
Head covers (optional)
- More about: Shoe and Head Covers