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The Official Patient"s Sourcebook on Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

by ICON Health Publications

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Published by Icon Health Publications .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7582065M
ISBN 100597835241
ISBN 109780597835247

Robert A. Cook, William B. Karesh, in Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever. Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola) is named after the river in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC, formerly Zaire), where it was first identified. Chimpanzees and humans share 98% of their DNA, and gorillas and humans share 97%. 80 Therefore, bush meat in the form of . Ebola hemorrhagic fever case-patients, having contact with case-patients in one’s family, and providing medical care to Ebola case-patients without using adequate personal protective measures. [17] (Oct 01­ March 02) Gabon: Ebola-Zaire: 53 (82%) Outbreak occurred over the border of Gabon and the Republic of the Congo. [

  The move came after a physician who returned to New York City a week ago from treating Ebola patients in Guinea fell ill with the virus. Many New Yorkers were dismayed to learn that in the days after he came home, Dr. Craig Spencer rode the subway, took a cab, went bowling, visited a coffee shop and ate at a restaurant in the city of 8 million. * The patient was treated under BSL-2 (biosafety level 2) conditions, although the World Health Organization states that BSL-4 precautions are needed for working with Ebola virus. and you have Ebola. The official website of the Public Health Agency of Canada stated that "airborne spread among humans is strongly suspected, although it has.

Bioterrorism - Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Abstract Viral hemorrhagic fever is one of the most feared diseases of today's time. Although most people have heard of anthrax, smallpox and the plague, viral hemorrhagic fever has become a potent weapon used for bioterrorism, silently killing its victims and instilling fear in the rest of the population. Rashes may appear on the skin and patient may bleed through their mouth and nose. In fatal cases the kidney and liver fails and an acute respiratory disorder develops. Due to the hemorrhagic fever, patients will eventually die of intractable shock. In extreme cases, victims of Ebola may live long enough for their body to eventually turn to liquid.


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The Official Patient"s Sourcebook on Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever by ICON Health Publications Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age by Icon Health Publications, Icon Health Publications (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Get this from a library. The official patient's sourcebook on ebola hemorrhagic fever. [James N Parker; Philip M Parker; Icon Group International, Inc.;] -- This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process.

Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and. Get this from a library. The official patient's sourcebook on viral hemorrhagic fevers. [James N Parker; Philip M Parker; Icon Group International, Inc.;] -- This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process.

Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and. The official patient's sourcebook on Marburg hemorrhagic fever by James N. Parker,Icon Health Publications edition, electronic resource / in EnglishPages: Genre/Form: Electronic books Bibliography Popular works: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Parker, James N., Official patient's sourcebook on Marburg hemorrhagic fever.

Ebola is a zoonotic filovirus that has caused multiple small outbreaks in Africa sinceand one large pandemic in West Africa that began in but finally waned in May, (see Chap Emerging Viral Diseases).From the viewpoint of treatment or prevention, it is an “orphan” or neglected disease.

Specific prophylaxis of Ebola hemorrhagic fever is not developed. Nonspecific prevention of hemorrhagic fever Ebola. Nonspecific prophylaxis of Ebola haemorrhagic fever consists in isolation of patients in special departments or ward-insulators, preferably in special plastic or glass-metal insulating booths with autonomous life support.

AM Ebola virus disease used to be referred to as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, but this was a misnomer because bleeding has never been a universal feature of the illness. In the first descriptions of Ebola in in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Sudan—which was published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization in —up to.

Ebola virus was identified in after simultaneous, highly lethal outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever occurred in northern Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC]) and southern Sudan, each caused by a different strain of the virus (Muyembe-Tamfum et al., ).

Ninety percent of these Ebola-Zaire cases, and 50 percent of these Ebola-Sudan cases, resulted in death (CDC, ).

For hemorrhagic fevers, well-documented, relatively recent experience stems from a randomized controlled trial comparing CP (1 single unit of mL) with normal plasma against Argentine hemorrhagic fever.

Mortality was % among the 91 patients who received CP compared to % in the 97 patients treated with normal plasma. The guidance is most relevant for hospital staff caring for a patient under investigation (PUI) or patient with confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD). What this is for: Guidance to help healthcare personnel follow standard, contact, and droplet precautions when caring for a PUI or patient with confirmed EVD.

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Ebola and Marburg hemorrhagic fevers: An article from: Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners $ The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age $ Ebola virus infection in imported primates - Virginia, Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) is a severe, often fatal disease of humans and nonhuman primates caused by a single-stranded RNA virus belonging to the Filoviridae family.

The virus was first isolated in after hemorrhagic fever outbreaks in Zaire and Sudan that resulted in > deaths (1,2).Before the outbreak described here, 4 distinct species of Ebola virus were known: Zaire ebolavirus. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever. 27 likes. Its real name is Ebolavirus, but you can call it Ebola.

Ebola is a viral infection, so there is no cure:'. Get this from a library. The Official Patient's Sourcebook on West Nile Virus. [James N Parker; Philip M Parker] -- This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process.

Although it also. Ebola, caused by a filovirus, is a severe hemorrhagic fever with high mortality and without specific therapy. Goat, equine, and murine hyperimmune sera and monoclonal antibodies were protective in preexposure and postexposure trials in guinea pigs and mice.

– Goat hyperimmune sera was given to four adults following Ebola laboratory. Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a viral disease caused by Ebola virus (a member of the Filoviridae family or filoviruses) that results in nonspecific symptoms (see symptom section of this article) early in the disease and often causes internal and external hemorrhage (bleeding) as the disease progresses.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever is one of the most life-threatening viral infections; the mortality. Table 13–1 Timeline of Ebola and Marburg; October The Ugandan Ministry of Health reports cases of Ebola, including 64 deaths. February A Canadian physician activates the national contingency plan for viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) when VHF is diagnosed in a woman returning from the Congo.

December Title: The Official Patients Sourcebook On West Nile, Author: TrudySweet, Name: The Official Patients Sourcebook On West Nile, Length: 6 pages, Page:. 1. Introduction.

In Februarythe first outbreak case of Ebola virus (Figures 1) was confirmed and registered in the region of Guinea (West-Africa) by the World Health Organization (WHO).By J the total number of suspected and confirmed cases in the Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) outbreak had increased to 1, including deaths at a fatality rate of 55% in the .Ebola, also known as Ebola virus disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), is a viral hemorrhagic fever of humans and other primates caused by ebolaviruses.

Signs and symptoms typically start between two days and three weeks after contracting the virus with a fever, sore throat, muscular pain, and headaches. Vomiting, diarrhoea and rash usually follow, along with decreased function of.BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

(AP) — Alabama state health officials say a patient whose symptoms caused concerns about Ebola has tested negative for the virus. The Alabama Department of Public Health said in a statement Wednesday that the patient is improving. The patient's name hasn't been released.

Edward Khan of the Jefferson County Health Department says the patient was hospitalized Tuesday after.