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Actual causes of death in the United States, 2000.
CONTEXT Modifiable behavioral risk factors are leading causes of mortality in the United States. Quantifying these will provide insight into the effects of recent trends and the implications of… Expand
Bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax: the first 10 cases reported in the United States.
From October 4 to November 2, 2001, the first 10 confirmed cases of inhalational anthrax caused by intentional release of Bacillus anthracis were identified in the United States. Epidemiologic… Expand
Anthrax as a biological weapon, 2002: updated recommendations for management.
OBJECTIVE To review and update consensus-based recommendations for medical and public health professionals following a Bacillus anthracis attack against a civilian population. PARTICIPANTS The… Expand
Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter–Related Infections
- N. O'grady, M. Alexander, +10 authors R. Weinstein
- Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
- 9 August 2002
Background: Although many catheter-related blood-stream infections (CRBSIs) are preventable, measures to reduce these infections are not uniformly implemented. Objective: To update an existing… Expand
Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the United States is a publication of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control , part of the Centers for Disease Control and…
Acknowledgments We acknowledge and appreciate the contributions of several CDC colleagues: Background Although most people believe intimate partner violence (IPV) is a substantial public health… Expand
Fetal alcohol syndrome: guidelines for referral and diagnosis
Prevention of Herpes Zoster Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices ( ACIP ) INSIDE : Continuing Education Examination department of health and human services Centers for…
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Management of occupational exposures to blood-borne viruses.
- J. Gerberding
- The New England journal of medicine
- 16 February 1995
Exposures to blood-borne pathogens pose a serious occupational threat to health care workers. Safer needle devices for performing phlebotomy and other procedures and universal infection-control… Expand
Investigation of Bioterrorism-Related Anthrax, United States, 2001: Epidemiologic Findings
- D. Jernigan, P. Raghunathan, +39 authors J. Gerberding
- Emerging infectious diseases
- 1 October 2002
In October 2001, the first inhalational anthrax case in the United States since 1976 was identified in a media company worker in Florida. A national investigation was initiated to identify additional… Expand
Incidence and prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and cytomegalovirus among health care personnel at risk for blood exposure: final report from a…
- J. Gerberding
- The Journal of infectious diseases
- 1 December 1994
In a 10-year dynamic cohort study, 976 health care providers were followed a mean of 1.9 years to evaluate the risk of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission, delayed seroconversion, and… Expand