Care of patients with Ebola virus disease

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Care of patients with Ebola virus disease

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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 direct care of two patients with Ebola virus disease at Emory University Hospital.

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Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2014-11

Citation

Feistritzer, N. R., C. Hill, S. Vanairsdale, and J. Gentry. 2014. "Care of patients with Ebola virus disease." J Contin Educ Nurs 45 (11):479-81.

Abstract

Abstract

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 direct care of two patients with Ebola virus disease at Emory University Hospital.

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