Effects of isolation on patients and staff.

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Effects of isolation on patients and staff.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Feb 24;

Authors: Lupión-Mendoza C, Antúnez-Domínguez MJ, González-Fernández C, Romero-Brioso C, Rodriguez-Bano J

A matched case-control study and a qualitative investigation were used to identify adverse events in diverse dimensions associated with isolation. Overall satisfaction with care was similar among patients in isolation, but staff was found to be less responsive. Isolation was also associated with depression, but not with increased anxiety.

PMID: 25721058 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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