This SHEA expert guidance provides recommendations to help healthcare facilities develop or modify policies related to the use of isolation precautions by visitors, pertaining predominantly to adult and pediatric acute care hospitals; however, personnel in other care settings may find the recommendations useful as they consider this issue.

Authors: Munoz-Price LS, Banach DB, Bearman G, Gould JM, Leekha S, Morgan DJ, Palmore TN, Rupp ME, Weber DJ, Wiemken TL

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