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  • Tags: Occupational Exposure

Creator: Anne L. O'Keefe, Bryan F. Buss, Samir Koirala, Michael X. Gleason, Ashok Mudgapalli, and Shelly Schwedhelm.

Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: The Ebola epidemic of 2014 demonstrated that outbreaks of high-consequence infectious diseases, even in remote parts of the world, can affect communities anywhere in the developed world and that every healthcare facility must be prepared to identify,…

Creator: Annalee Yassi, Elizabeth Bryce, David R. Moore, Robert V. Janssen, Ray Copes, Karen H. Bartlett, Mark Fitzgerald, Mark Gilbert, Philip Lloyd Bigelow, Quinn Danyluk, Bruce Gamage, Chun-Yip Hon, Tom Perry, Sharon Saunders, Laurence Svirchev, and Ron J.…
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-04-30
Description: Research on protecting the faces of health care workers. The report, funded by the Change Foundation in Ontario, identifies several priorities that require further attention to ensure the safety of healthcare workers and how best to implement the…

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Creator: Bischoff, Werner E., JoLyn Turner, Gregory Russell, Maria Blevins, Engy Missaiel, and John Stehle.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-12-18
Description: N95 respirator masks are recommended for protection against respiratory viruses.

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Creator: Blachere, Francoise M., William G. Lindsley, Cynthia M. McMillen, Donald H. Beezhold, Edward M. Fisher, Ronald E. Shaffer, and John D. Noti.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-10
Description: Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at significantly higher risk of exposure to influenza virus during seasonal epidemics and global pandemics.

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Creator: Brosseau, Lisa M., Lorraine M. Conroy, Margaret Sietsema, Kari Cline, and Kara Durski.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015
Description: The objective of this study was to assess respiratory protection programs for aerosol-transmissible diseases in acute care hospitals for conformance with regulatory requirements and public health guidelines.

Creator: Canelli, Robert, Christopher W. Connor, Mauricio Gonzalez, Ala Nozari, and Rafael Ortega.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-04-03
Description: Clinicians with inadequate access to standard personal protective equipment (PPE) have been compelled to improvise protective barrier enclosures for use during endotracheal intubation.See a response to this article: More on Barrier Enclosure during…

Creator: CDC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2019-06-19
Description: Overview

The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a large country in Central Africa with more than 85 million people, continues to grow and threaten other countries. This outbreak is the largest to occur in DRC and is now the…

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Creator: CDC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2020-03-05
Description: During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn what they can do to prepare for COVID-19 including identifying persons under investigation, applying infection prevention and control measures, assessing risks for exposures, optimizing the use of personal…

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Creator: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epicenters Program, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-02-17
Description: Doffing protocols for personal protective equipment (PPE) are critical for keeping healthcare workers (HCWs) safe during care of patients with Ebola virus disease.