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ICU Management

Infection Risk on Removing PPE

2015 13 Oct

The skin and clothing of healthcare workers were prone to contamination during the removal of gloves or gowns, based on a simulation study that used fluorescent lotion and black light. The findings are published online by JAMA Internal Medicine . Curtis J. Donskey, MD, of the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and colleagues conducted the... Read more

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Rapid Ebola Diagnostic Successful in Field Trial

2015 29 Jun

Potential game changer for treatment and containment A new test can accurately diagnose Ebola virus disease within minutes, providing clinicians with crucial information for treating patients and containing outbreaks. Researchers from Harvard Medical School, Partners In Health and Boston Children's Hospital have shown that a new commercially developed... Read more