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  • Tags: Respiratory Pathogen

Creator: Chen, Shu-Kang, Donald Vesley, Lisa M. Brosseau, and James H. Vincent.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1994-04
Description: The recent increase in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis has spawned a major controversy concerning the degree of respiratory protection needed by health care workers, particularly during sputum-inducing procedures.

Creator: Harber, Philip, Brenda Merz, and Karen Chi.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1999-05
Description: Respirators are widely used for protection against inhaled toxins. The emphasis of research and implementation effort has evolved through several stages: the respirator device itself, use situation, respirator program factors under employer control,…

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Creator: Lenhart, Steven W., Teresa Seitz, Douglas Trout, and Nancy Bollinger.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-03-01
Description: The goal of occupational health practice is to protect the health of workers by preventing diseases and injuries from occurring.

Creator: Rengasamy, Appavoo, Ziqing Zhuang, and Roland BerryAnn.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-10
Description: Research on respiratory protection against biologic agents is important to address major concerns such as occupational safety and terrorist attack.

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Creator: Sandrock, Christian E.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2008-01
Description: Febrile respiratory illnesses with respiratory failure are one of the most common reasons for admission to the intensive care unit.

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Creator: Puro, Vincenzo, Francesco Maria Fusco, Simone Lanini, Carla Nisii, and Giuseppe Ippolito.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2008-04
Description: Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) is defined as a new or worsening episode of either cough or shortness of breath, presenting with fever (temperature 38 degrees C or higher) or chills in the previous 24 hours.

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Creator: Loeb, Mark, Nancy Dafoe, James Mahony, Michael John, Alicia Sarabia, Verne Glavin, Richard Webby, Marek Smieja, David J. D. Earn, Sylvia Chong, Ashley Webb, and Stephen D. Walter.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-11-04
Description: Data about the effectiveness of the surgical mask compared with the N95 respirator for protecting health care workers against influenza are sparse.

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Creator: Eames, I., J. W. Tang, Y. Li, and P. Wilson.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2009-12-06
Description: Hospital-acquired infection (HAI) is an important public health issue with unacceptable levels of morbidity and mortality, over the last 5 years.

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Creator: Cowling, B. J., Y. Zhou, D. K. M. Ip, G. M. Leung, and A. E. Aiello.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-04
Description: Influenza viruses circulate around the world every year. From time to time new strains emerge and cause global pandemics.

Creator: Roberge, Raymond J., Emily Bayer, Jeffrey B. Powell, Aitor Coca, Marc R. Roberge, and Stacey M. Benson.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2010-08
Description: This study evaluated the effect of exhaled moisture on the breathing resistance of three classes of filtering facepiece respirators (FFR) following 4 h of continuous wear at a breathing volume of 40 l min(-1), utilizing an automated breathing and…