Context: Patients can be placed on contact and/or droplet and/or airborne precautions by means of an "Initiate Isolation" order. A different order is required to remove isolation precautions already in place.
“Discontinue Isolation” orders have some unique properties that reflect new and evolving policies for COVID-19 precautions. An enhanced order becomes available April 9, 2021, illustrating how just-in-time instruction, guidance and documentation can be supported with an integrated workflow.
Answer: The discontinue isolation order is unchanged for most exposures. There are special requirements for discontinuation of COVID-19 precautions. These are addressed through a linked progress note, automatically created from within the discontinue isolation order: