Fundamentals Question #25

Question

For which health problems should airborne precautions be implemented?

Answers

  1. Whooping cough, RSV, Epiglottitis
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  2. Adenovirus, Hepatitis A, Influenza
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  3. Varicella, Measles, Tuberculosis
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  4. Mumps, Pneumonia, Parvovirus
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Explanation

The correct option is C. Varicella, measles, and tuberculosis require airborne precautions due to the method of contraction. Whooping cough, RSV, epiglottis, adenovirus, hepatitis A, influenza, mumps, pneumonia, and parvovirus all require droplet precautions.

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