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Routine Practices and Additional Precautions
This document outlines the practice of Routine Practices and Additional Precautions (RP/AP) in health care settings across the continuum of care including, but not limited to, pre-hospital care, acute care, complex continuing care, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care, chronic care, ambulatory care and home health care.
Note: Please be advised that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is in the process of reviewing influenza immunization for health care providers in acute care facilities, as well as other strategies to prevent and control nosocomial influenza.

Annex A:

Screening, Testing and Surveillance for AROs
(February 2013)


Annex B:

Prevention of Transmission of Acute Respiratory Infection (March 2013)


Annex C:

Testing, Surveillance and Management of Clostridium Difficile (January 2013)


Hand Hygiene

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):









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