Your doctor wants you to be kept away, or isolated, from other patients while you get medical care. You may be in a special hospital room. This helps to keep you separate from other people. This may be done because you have an infection that can be spread to others. Or you may be kept away from others to protect you from getting an infection.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
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Current as of:
August 14, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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