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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: guidelines on the management of critically ill adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Background The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the cause of a rapidly spreading illness, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), affecting thousands of people… Expand
Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Summary Background Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes COVID-19 and is spread person-to-person… Expand
SARS among Critical Care Nurses, Toronto
To determine factors that predispose or protect healthcare workers from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), we conducted a retrospective cohort study among 43 nurses who worked in two Toronto… Expand
Surgical mask vs N95 respirator for preventing influenza among health care workers: a randomized trial.
CONTEXT Data about the effectiveness of the surgical mask compared with the N95 respirator for protecting health care workers against influenza are sparse. Given the likelihood that N95 respirators… Expand
Effect of a multifaceted intervention on number of antimicrobial prescriptions for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes: cluster randomised controlled trial
Abstract Objective To assess whether a multifaceted intervention can reduce the number of prescriptions for antimicrobials for suspected urinary tract infections in residents of nursing homes. Design… Expand
Isolation and Characterization of Human Monoclonal Antibodies from Individuals Infected with West Nile Virus
ABSTRACT Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) neutralizing West Nile Virus (WNV) have been shown to protect against infection in animal models and have been identified as a correlate of protection in WNV… Expand
Development of minimum criteria for the initiation of antibiotics in residents of long-term-care facilities: results of a consensus conference.
- M. Loeb, D. Bentley, +12 authors L. Strausbaugh
- Infection control and hospital epidemiology
- 1 February 2001
Establishing a clinical diagnosis of infection in residents of long-term-care facilities (LTCFs) is difficult. As a result, deciding when to initiate antibiotics can be particularly challenging. This… Expand
Effect of influenza vaccination of children on infection rates in Hutterite communities: a randomized trial.
CONTEXT Children and adolescents appear to play an important role in the transmission of influenza. Selectively vaccinating youngsters against influenza may interrupt virus transmission and protect… Expand
Randomized controlled trial of chlorhexidine gluconate for washing, intranasal mupirocin, and rifampin and doxycycline versus no treatment for the eradication of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus…
- A. Simor, Elizabeth Phillips, +4 authors A. Kiss
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 15 January 2007
BACKGROUND Eradication of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage may reduce the risk of MRSA infection and prevent transmission of the organism to other patients. METHODS To… Expand
Populations at risk for severe or complicated influenza illness: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To evaluate risk factors for severe outcomes in patients with seasonal and pandemic influenza. Design Systematic review. Study selection Observational studies reporting on risk… Expand