Full list of Infectious Diseases results
Measles outbreak sickens dozens of Minn. Somalis–
Medical professionals and state health officials are working to contain the virus
1 dead, 14 sickened in New Zealand typhoid fever outbreak–
Authorities don't believe the disease has been spread through water contamination
Researchers to study airport responses to disease outbreaks–
Issues to be addressed include isolation and quarantine, disease surveillance and contact tracing
How CFD could reduce the spread of infections and improve safety in ambulances–
Computational fluid dynamics could help assess and control contamination on ambulance surfaces
5 things to know about acute flaccid myelitis–
Acute flaccid myelitis is a condition that affects the nervous system, specifically the spinal cord
Olympics bet on company's portable isolation units in event of catastrophe–
The vacuum-sealed units allow rescuers to safely help victims of chemical and biological attacks
Ohio county supports needle swap program–
Fighting the spread of blood-borne pathogens in the midst of the state's severe opioid crisis
6 EMS questions for the next U.S. president–
Policy questions are coming at the presidential candidates from every direction; here are six questions EMS should want answered
Tips for assessing and managing a patient with "general illness"–
You were asked to assess and treat a 44-year-old woman who has been feeling weak and lethargic; did you make the right call?
Clinical scenario: Office worker complaining of weakness–
You are dispatched to a bank for a woman who is weak and lethargic.
6 useful sepsis assessment and treatment tips–
Here's how EMS recognition and initiation of interventions can lower sepsis mortality
Sepsis: Special considerations for geriatric patients–
Review special considerations for assessing and treating geriatric patients with moderate or severe sepsis.
Remember 2 Things: Aggressive EMS treatment of sepsis–
Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead discusses two EMS interventions for patients with moderate or severe sepsis. Whitehead shares the importance of aggressive fluid administration and early hospital notification to improve a patient's outcome. After watching read about the implications of the Sepsis 3.0 definition for paramedics and prehospital care.
FDA wants more data on long-term safety of hand sanitizers–
The proposed rule will be available for public comment for 180 days
Nasal flu spray fails again, experts urge injection for all ages–
For the third straight year CDC investigators found the nasal spray flu vaccine performed dismally while the traditional flu injection worked reasonably
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