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Adverse events associated with patient isolation: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis.

Saliba R, Sarkis DK, Zahar JR, et al. Adverse events associated with patient Isolation: A Systematic Literature Revue and Meta-analysis. J Hosp Infect. 2022;119:54-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2021.09.023.

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January 19, 2022
Saliba R, Karam-Sarkis D, Zahar J-R, et al. J Hosp Infect. 2022;119:54-63.

Patient isolation for infection prevention and control may result in unintended consequences. This systematic review examined adverse physical and psychosocial events associated with patient isolation. A meta-analysis of seven observational studies showed no adverse events related to clinical care or patient experience with isolation.

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Saliba R, Sarkis DK, Zahar JR, et al. Adverse events associated with patient Isolation: A Systematic Literature Revue and Meta-analysis. J Hosp Infect. 2022;119:54-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2021.09.023.