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  • Tags: Isolation/Biocontainment

Creator: Jennifer Andonian, Kelsie E. Galusha, Lisa L. Maragakis, and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: In response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funded the creation of 10 Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) across the United States.

Creator: Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit Publishing Group
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: High-consequence pathogens create a unique problem. To provide effective treatment for infected patients while providing safety for the community, a series of 10 high-level isolation units have been created across the country; they are known as…

Creator: Benjamin K. Kogutt, Jeanne S. Sheffield, Dianne Whyne, Lisa L. Maragakis, Jennifer Andonian, Jade Flinn, Chris Sulmonte, Adam Dodson, Mark Romig, Lauren Sauer, Robert Maloney, Janis Ferrell, Arthur J. Vaught, W. Christopher Golden, and Brian T.…
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: This article describes a large-scale scenario designed to test the capabilities of a US biocontainment unit to manage a pregnant woman infected with a high-consequence pathogen, and to care for a newborn following labor and spontaneous vaginal…

Creator: Theodore J. Cieslak, Laura Evans, Mark G. Kortepeter, Amanda Grindle, Lemuel Aigbivbalu, Kate Boulter, Ryan W. Carroll, Sylvia Cumplido, Alison G. Danforth, Cecilia Fry, James Gaensbauer, Janet R. Hume, Amyna Husain, Arlene Kelleher, Christopher J.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: During the outbreak of Ebola virus disease that struck West Africa during 2014-2016, a small handful of expatriate patients were evacuated to specialized high-level containment care units, or biocontainment units, in the United States and Western…

Creator: NETEC
Subject: Intake and Internal Transport
Item Type: Video
Date Last Updated: 2018-12-18
Description: In this video we identify the special considerations needed for transferring a patient infected with Ebola or other special pathogen in a containment wrap with equipment available in your facility. NETEC mission: To increase the capability of United…

Creator: Johns Hopkins
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-05-01
Description: In response to the 2014-2015 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, Johns Hopkins Medicine created a biocontainment unit to care for patients infected with Ebola virus and other high-consequence pathogens.

Creator: WHO
Subject: Training and Exercises
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2018-07-05
Description: Decision-makers and frontline responders will find a set of resources on Ebola virus disease here. These resources can be used as refreshers for experienced personnel or as an introduction to the topic for everyone else. Most of the materials are…
Creator: Emory
Subject: Intake and Internal Transport
Item Type: Protocol
Date Last Updated: 2018-02-12
Description: Resources - National Ebola Training and Education Center - Emory Protocols