Principles of barrier nursing in the veterinary hospital


This article aims to remind the reader of the importance of following barrier nursing techniques when patients are in isolation. It covers not only the use of personal protective clothing and equipment to protect veterinary nurses and patients and disinfection of the unit, but also how important the psychological needs of patients are as well as effective communication between veterinarians, nurses and clients.

Principles of barrier nursing in the veterinary hospital
Principles of barrier nursing in the veterinary hospital

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