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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: Benenson, Shmuel, Yonatan Oster, Matan J. Cohen, and Ran Nir-Paz.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2021-03-23
Description: The surge of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) around the world and the need for urgent and intensive medical care have weighed heavily on health care systems and hospitals.

Creator: Bielicki, Julia A., Xavier Duval, Nina Gobat, Herman Goossens, Marion Koopmans, Evelina Tacconelli, and Sylvie van der Werf.
Subject: Personnel Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-07-23
Description: Health-care workers are crucial to any health-care system. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, health-care workers are at a substantially increased risk of becoming infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and…

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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…