Preparedness planning and care of patients under investigation for or with Ebola virus disease: A survey of physicians in North America

Jessica D. Lewis, Kyle B. Enfield, Trish M. Perl, Costi D. Sifri

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Abstract

The West African Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic of 2014-2015 required North American hospitals to undertake comprehensive planning and training for the potential need to care for patients with EVD. Here we describe physician contributions to EVD preparedness planning and the care of persons under investigation for or patients with EVD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-68
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Infection Control
Volume45
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Epidemic
  • Outbreak
  • Physician

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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