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  • Tags: Isolation/Biocontainment

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…

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 ( 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.

Creator: Bastola, Anup, Ranjit Sah, Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales, Bibek Kumar Lal, Runa Jha, Hemant Chanda Ojha, Bikesh Shrestha, Daniel K. W. Chu, Leo L. M. Poon, Anthony Costello, Kouichi Morita, and Basu Dev Pandey.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-02-10
Description: In January, 2020, the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China spread progressively to other countries, with WHO declaring it a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

Creator: Chen, Mark I. C., Angela L. P. Chow, Arul Earnest, Hoe Nam Leong, and Yee Sin Leo.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 20i06
Description: Only a minority of probable SARS cases caused transmission. We assess if any epidemiological or clinical factors in SARS index patients were associated with increased probability of transmission.