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  • Tags: Isolation/Biocontainment

Creator: Herstein JJ, Abdoulaye AA, Jelden KC, Le AB, Beam EL, Gibbs SG, Hewlett AL, Vasa A, Boulter KC, Stentz TL, Kopocis-Herstein KR, ElRayes W, Wichman C, Lowe JJ.
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2021-08-12
Description: Personal protective equipment used by healthcare workers to mitigate disease transmission risks while caring for patients with high-consequence infectious diseases can impair normal body cooling mechanisms and exacerbate physiological strain.…

[14761645 - The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene] Long-Term Assessment of the Effects of COVID-19 and Isolation Care on Survivor Disability and Anxiety.pdf
Creator: Brett-Major DM, Cates DS, Lawler JV, Vokoun C, Hewlett AL, Johnson DW, Schnaubelt ES, Wadman MC, Kratochvil CJ, Broadhurst MJ.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2021-07-16
Description: We conducted an assessment of disability, anxiety, and other life impacts of COVID-19 and isolation care in a unique cohort of individuals. These included both community admissions to a university hospital as well as some of the earliest…

Creator: Kim, Min-Chul, Chunguang Cui, Kyeong-Ryeol Shin, Joon-Yong Bae, Oh-Joo Kweon, Mi-Kyung Lee, Seong-Ho Choi, Sun-Young Jung, Man-Seong Park, and Jin-Won Chung.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2021-01-27
Description: The duration of transmissibility of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and the associated level of contagion have been uncertain. We cultured severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in serial respiratory samples obtained from…

Creator: Flinn, Jade B., Noreen A. Hynes, Lauren M. Sauer, Lisa L. Maragakis, and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-04
Description: In response to the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2016, the US Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) established 10 regional treatment centers, called biocontainment units (BCUs) to prepare and provide care for patients…

NETEC Palliative Care Final_reduced.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-18
Description: In this webinar, attendees will learn to explain the importance of having early discussions about advance directives during a pandemic and discuss developing a plan to use telemedicine to help with end of life decisions and virtual contact with…

Creator: Dugdale, C. M., S. E. Turbett, S. M. McCluskey, K. C. Zachary, E. S. Shenoy, A. L. Ciaranello, R. P. Walensky, E. S. Rosenberg, M. N. Anahtar, D. C. Hooper, and E. P. Hyle.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-08-24
Description: We describe an approach to the evaluation and isolation of hospitalized persons under investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19 at a large U.S. academic medical center. Only a small proportion (2.9%) of PUIs with one or more repeat SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid…

PIIS1201971220305865.pdf
Creator: the Medical Countermeasures Working Group of the National Ebola Training and Education Center’s (NETEC’s) Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN)
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-08-03
Description: This article is a summary of countermeasures for Marburg virus disease focusing on pathogenesis, clinical features, and diagnostics, with an emphasis on therapies and vaccines that have demonstrated potential for use in an emergency situation,…

Creator: Borromeo Flinn, Jade, Jesse J. Benza, Lauren M. Sauer, Christopher Sulmonte, Noreen A. Hynes, and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-06-17
Description: The biocontainment unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital is a specially designed, inactive high-level isolation unit designated to care for patients infected with high-consequence pathogens. The unit team designed a facility-specific readiness scale and…

Creator: Peters, Alexander W., Kashmira S. Chawla, and Zachary A. Turnbull.
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-24
Description: Treating patients in New York City, the global epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic — where there have been more than 15,000 deaths attributed to Covid-19 to date (www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-data.page. opens in new tab) — has required…

Creator: Herstein, Jocelyn J., Aurora B. Le, Lily A. McNulty, Sean A. Buehler, Paul D. Biddinger, Angela L. Hewlett, John J. Lowe, and Shawn G. Gibbs.
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-05-17
Description: We surveyed 56 Ebola treatment centers (ETCs) in the United States and identified costs incurred since 2014 ($1.76 million/ETC) and sustainability strategies.