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  • Tags: Influenza

Creator: Tong, P. S., A. S. Kale, K. Ng, A. P. Loke, M. A. Choolani, C. L. Lim, Y. H. Chan, Y. S. Chong, P. A. Tambyah, and E. L. Yong.
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-11-16
Description: Outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases have led to guidelines recommending the routine use of N95 respirators for healthcare workers, many of whom are women of childbearing age. The respiratory effects of prolonged respirator use on pregnant women…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Video
Date Last Updated: 2020-08-27
Description: The use of exhalation valves with N95s can expose the people around you to a virus if you are an asympotamic or presymptomatic carrier.N95 respirators come in different brands and types. One of the key features is whether they have an exhalation…

Creator: Davis, Carl W., Katherine J. L. Jackson, Megan M. McCausland, Jaime Darce, Cathy Chang, Susanne L. Linderman, Chakravarthy Chennareddy, Rebecca Gerkin, Shantoria J. Brown, Jens Wrammert, Aneesh K. Mehta, Wan Cheung Cheung, Scott D. Boyd, Edmund K.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-08-13
Description: A universal vaccine against influenza would ideally generate protective immune responses that are not only broadly reactive against multiple influenza strains, but also long-lasting. Because long-term serum antibody levels are maintained by bone…

Creator: Petersen, Eskild, Marion Koopmans, Unyeong Go, Davidson H. Hamer, Nicola Petrosillo, Francesco Castelli, Merete Storgaard, Sulien Al Khalili, and Lone Simonsen.
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-07-03
Description: The objective of this Personal View is to compare transmissibility, hospitalisation, and mortality rates for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) with those of other epidemic coronaviruses, such as severe acute respiratory…

Creator: Chung, Sheng-Chia, Rui Providencia, and Reecha Sofat.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-08
Description: Some researchers have hypothesized that drugs that interfere with the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS), including angiotensin-converting–enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs), may increase susceptibility to…

Creator: Davies, A., Thompson, K., Giri, K., Kafatos, G., Walker, J., & Bennett, A.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2013-08
Description: This study examined homemade masks as an alternative to commercial face masks.

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.

VAPandemicFluPlan_2006-03-31.pdf
Creator: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2006-03-31
Description: The VA Pandemic Influenza Plan has been created to guide VA in protecting staff and Veterans during a pandemic. It is part of VA emergency plans to help all parts of VA with preparation, response, and recovery stages of 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,…

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Creator: Cowling, B. J., Y. Zhou, D. K. M. Ip, G. M. Leung, and A. E. Aiello.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-04
Description: Influenza viruses circulate around the world every year. From time to time new strains emerge and cause global pandemics.