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  • Tags: Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

Special Pathogen Response Matrix 10.2018.pdf
Creator: NYC Health + Hospitals
Subject: Emergency Response
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2018-10-04
Description: Matrix with response to different special pathogens.

Creator: C. D. C. Prevention Epicenters Program (CDC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-10-01
Description: More than 28 000 people were infected with Ebola virus during the 2014–2015 West African outbreak, resulting in more than 11 000 deaths. Better methods are needed to reduce the risk of self-contamination while doffing personal protective equipment…

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Creator: Haddad, Lisa B., John Horton, Bruce S. Ribner, and Denise J. Jamieson.
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2018-03
Description: The 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak primarily based in 3 West African countries, had far-reaching global effects.

Creator: Smith, P. W., A. O. Anderson, G. W. Christopher, T. J. Cieslak, G. J. Devreede, G. A. Fosdick, C. B. Greiner, J. M. Hauser, S. H. Hinrichs, K. D. Huebner, P. C. Iwen, D. R. Jourdan, M. G. Kortepeter, V. P. Landon, P. A. Lenaghan, R. E. Leopold, L. A.…
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2006-12-18
Description: In spite of great advances in medicine, serious communicable diseases are a significant threat. Hospitals must be prepared to deal with patients who are infected with pathogens introduced by a bioterrorist act (e.g., smallpox), by a global emerging…

18-1326.pdf
Creator: McElroy, A. K., P. Shrivastava-Ranjan, J. R. Harmon, R. B. Martines, L. Silva-Flannery, T. D. Flietstra, C. S. Kraft, A. K. Mehta, G. M. Lyon, J. B. Varkey, B. S. Ribner, S. T. Nichol, S. R. Zaki, and C. F. Spiropoulou
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02
Description: Ebola virus disease (EVD) is associated with elevated cytokine levels, and hypercytokinemia is more pronounced in fatal cases. This type of hyperinflammatory state is reminiscent of 2 rheumatologic disorders known as macrophage activation syndrome…

Creator: Kuhn, J. H., T. Adachi, N. K. J. Adhikari, J. R. Arribas, I. E. Bah, D. G. Bausch, N. Bhadelia, M. Borchert, A. B. Brantsaeter, D. M. Brett-Major, T. H. Burgess, D. S. Chertow, C. G. Chute, T. J. Cieslak, R. Colebunders, I. Crozier, R. T. Davey, H.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication

Description: The recent large outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Western Africa resulted in greatly increased accumulation of human genotypic, phenotypic and clinical data, and improved our understanding of the spectrum of clinical manifestations. As a…

Creator: Kaul, D. R., A. K. Mehta, C. R. Wolfe, E. Blumberg, and M. Green
Subject: Decedent Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2015-01
Description: The authors recommend a simple, common‐sense approach to screening deceased and living donors for exposure to Ebola virus and thus reducing the risk of Ebola virus transmission from organ donor to recipient.

Creator: Feistritzer, N. R., C. Hill, S. Vanairsdale, and J. Gentry
Subject: Treatment and Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2014-11
Description: Caring for patients with Ebola virus disease requires strict biosafety protocols to eliminate exposure and ensure containment. Training and competency verification were critical to creation of a safe environment for nursing staff involved in the…