Research Article

An isolation unit in a district general hospital.

Br Med J 1977; 2 doi: (Published 06 August 1977) Cite this as: Br Med J 1977;2:373
  1. D A Tyrrell,
  2. J Stephany,
  3. H E Larson,
  4. R Blowers


    The working of a 19-bed isolation unit in a general hospital was studied from August 1975 to July 1976. A few patients received the highest degree of isolation, but infections in all categories were contained and patients at risk in the same unit were protected from infection.