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40.full.pdf
Creator: Sandrock, Christian E.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2008-01
Description: Febrile respiratory illnesses with respiratory failure are one of the most common reasons for admission to the intensive care unit.

165.pdf
Creator: Puro, Vincenzo, Francesco Maria Fusco, Simone Lanini, Carla Nisii, and Giuseppe Ippolito.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2008-04
Description: Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) is defined as a new or worsening episode of either cough or shortness of breath, presenting with fever (temperature 38 degrees C or higher) or chills in the previous 24 hours.

PDF of the article: Virus Transfer from Personal Protective Equipment to Healthcare Employees’ Skin and Clothing
Creator: Lisa Casanova, Edie Alfano-Sobsey, William A. Rutala, David J. Weber, and Mark Sobsey.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2008-08
Description: We evaluated a personal protective equipment removal protocol designed to minimize wearer contamination with pathogens.

Creator: MacIntyre, C. Raina, Cauchemez Simon, E. Dwyer Dominic, Seale Holly, Cheung Pamela, Browne Gary, Fasher Michael, Wood James, Gao Zhanhai, Booy Robert, and Ferguson Neil.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-02
Description: Many countries are stockpiling face masks for use as a nonpharmaceutical intervention to control virus transmission during an influenza pandemic.

seattle_public_engagement_project_final_sept2009.pdf
Creator: Public Health - Seattle & King County
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2009-09-29
Description: A severe influenza pandemic will have profound impact on the health care delivery system. Shortages of life-sustaining medical resources, including hospital beds, trained health care providers, intensive care unit resources, medical supplies,…

Creator: Guest, T., G. Tantam, N. Donlin, K. Tantam, H. McMillan, and A. Tillyard.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-10-09
Description: We assessed the impact of a United Kingdom government‐recommended triage process, designed to guide the decision to admit patients to intensive care during an influenza pandemic, on patients in a teaching hospital intensive care unit.

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Creator: Loeb, Mark, Nancy Dafoe, James Mahony, Michael John, Alicia Sarabia, Verne Glavin, Richard Webby, Marek Smieja, David J. D. Earn, Sylvia Chong, Ashley Webb, and Stephen D. Walter.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-11-04
Description: Data about the effectiveness of the surgical mask compared with the N95 respirator for protecting health care workers against influenza are sparse.

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Creator: Eames, I., J. W. Tang, Y. Li, and P. Wilson.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-12-06
Description: Hospital-acquired infection (HAI) is an important public health issue with unacceptable levels of morbidity and mortality, over the last 5 years.

2010-133.pdf
Creator: CDC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2010
Description: WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY BEFORE PUTTING ON AND TAKING OFF THE RESPIRATOR.If you have used a respirator before that fit you, use the same make, model and size. Inspect the respirator for damage. If your respirator appears damaged, DO NOT USE IT.…