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Case 08 - Mark, 19 Years Old

Mark is a 19 y/o college student in ER with high fever, headache and lethargy. He appears ill and meningitis is suspected.

Questions:

1) What isolation precautions should be instituted IN THE ER?

2) Who are we protecting with isolation precautions in this setting?

3) When can these be discontinued?

4) Does the Iowa Dept of Health need to be notified?

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