Handbook Of COVID-19 Prevention And Treatment(2)

- Apr 03, 2020-

2.Isolation Ward Area

2.1 Scope of Application

The isolation ward area includes an observation ward area, isolation wards, and an

isolation ICU area. The building layout and workflow shall meet the relevant requirements

of the hospital isolation technical regulations. Medical providers with negative pressure

rooms shall implement standardized management in accordance with relevant requirements.

Strictly limit access to isolation wards.

2.2 Layout

Please refer to fever clinic.

2.3 Ward Requirements

(1) Suspected and confirmed patients shall be separated in different ward areas;

(2) Suspected patients shall be isolated in separated single rooms. Each room shall be

equipped with facilities such as a private bathroom and the patient’s activity should be

confined to the isolation ward;

(3) Confirmed patients can be arranged in the same room with bed spacing of not less than

1.2 meters (appx 4 feet). The room shall be equipped with facilities such as a bathroom and

the patient’s activity must be confined to the isolation ward.

2.4 Patient Management

(1) Family visits and nursing shall be declined. Patients should be allowed to have their

electronic communication devices to facilitate interactions with loved ones;

(2) Educate patients to help them prevent further spread of COVID-19, and provide instructions

on how to wear surgical masks, proper handwashing, cough etiquette, medical

observation and home quarantine.