barrier nursing


barrier nursing
/ˈbæriə nɜsɪŋ/ (say 'bareeuh nersing)

noun Medicine
nursing which is specifically geared to preventing transmission of infectious diseases, by employing practices such as the isolation of infected patients, the use of protective clothing such as masks, gloves and aprons, and the institution of more rigorous hygiene practices.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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