TABLE 2.

Standard precautions for all CF patients in all health care settingsa

Practice and barrier precautionPatient care activity
Hand hygieneBefore and after all patient contacts
After touching blood, body fluids, secretions, excretions, and contaminated items
Immediately after removing gloves
GlovesFor touching blood, body fluids, secretions, and excretions
For touching mucous membranes and nonintact skin
For touching contaminated equipment or patient care items
Gown, mask, eye protection, and face shieldDuring procedures and patient care activities likely to generate splashes or sprays of blood, body fluids, secretions, or excretions
  • a Data are from reference 70.