Being Ready to Treat Ebola Virus Disease Patients

  title={Being Ready to Treat Ebola Virus Disease Patients},
  author={David Brett-Major and Shevin T. Jacob and Frederique A. Jacquerioz and George Franklin Risi and William A. Fischer and Yasuyuki Kato and Catherine F Houlihan and Ian Crozier and Henry Kyobe Bosa and James Lawler and Takuya Adachi and Sara K. Hurley and Louise E. Berry and John C. Carlson and Thomas. C. Button and Susan L. F. McLellan and Barbara J. Shea and Gary G. Kuniyoshi and Mauricio Ferri and Srinivas G. Murthy and Nicola Petrosillo and François Lamontagne and David T. Porembka and John S. Schieffelin and Lewis Rubinson and Tim J O'Dempsey and Suzanne M. Donovan and Daniel G. Bausch and Robert Andrew Fowler and Thomas E. Fletcher},
  booktitle={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
As the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa continues, clinical preparedness is needed in countries at risk for EVD (e.g., United States) and more fully equipped and supported clinical teams in those countries with epidemic spread of EVD in Africa. Clinical staff must approach the patient with a very deliberate focus on providing effective care while assuring personal safety. To do this, both individual health care providers and health systems must improve EVD care. Although… CONTINUE READING
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