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Reverse Isolation

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 7, 2024.

What is reverse isolation?

Reverse isolation is used to protect you from germs when your immune system is not working properly. Germs can be carried on droplets in the air, medical equipment, or another person's body or clothing. Healthcare providers will talk with you about the kinds of precautions you need based on your health. You may need to limit visitors.

What do I need to know about reverse isolation?

What do I need to tell visitors about reverse isolation?

When should I contact my healthcare provider?

Care Agreement

You have the right to help plan your care. Learn about your health condition and how it may be treated. Discuss treatment options with your healthcare providers to decide what care you want to receive. You always have the right to refuse treatment. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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