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Preferred product characteristics for personal protective equipment for the health worker on the frontline responding to viral hemorrhagic fevers in tropical climates

World Health Organization, (2018)

The scope of this PPC document is to serve as a guide to address the unmet public health need for a PPE system that protects the HW-F in tropical climate s while caring for patients and providing heavy duty essential health services. The characteristics described in this guidance are targeted for PPE used in health clinics, hospitals and communities in low resource settings where there is lack of advanced environmental controls and equipment. The purpose is to ensure harmonization in PPE design and its use to avoid confusion and exacerbating the risk of infections in HW-F. The principles of this PPC document can also be considered in risk reduction strategies in other healthcare settings.

Hinweise zur Malaria-Diagnostik und zur Interpretation von Malaria-Befunden bei einer Person, bei der ein Verdacht auf eine Infektion mit einem Erreger VHF besteht

Robert-Koch-Institut RKI, (2018)

Erreger virales hemorraghisches Fieber (hier: Ebola-, Krim-Kongo-, Lassa-, Marburgvirus) und sich noch nicht in einem STAKOB Behandlungszentrum befindet (Stand 30.5.2018) Wenn der Verdacht auf eine reiseassoziierte Infektion mit einem Erreger eines viral-hämorrhagischen Fiebers (VHF) bei einem fiebrigen Patienten besteht, sollte trotzdem zunächst immer (auch) an Malaria gedacht werden, die unverzüglich behandelt werden muss.

Prise en charge clinique des cas de fièvre hémorragique virale

World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa;, (2016)

Guide de poche pour l’agent de santé en première ligne Ce guide s’intéresse plus particulièrement à certaines fièvres hémorragiques virales (FHV) Ebola, Marburg, FHCC, fièvre de Lassa [et Lujo] – qui surviennent en Afrique et risquent de donner lieu à une transmission interhumaine. Il ne traite pas de la prise en charge d’autres infections virales, comme la dengue, la fièvre de la vallée du Rift et la fièvre jaune, qui entraînent également des manifestations hémorragiques, mais pour lesquelles il n’y a pas de transmission directe d’une personne à une autre

Clinical management of patients with viral haemorrhagic fever. A pocket guide for the front-line health worker

World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa;, (2016)

The purpose of this pocketbook is to provide clear guidance on current best management practices for VHF across health-care facilities

Framework Ebola Virus Disease

Robert-Koch-Institut, (2015)

The document is intended to facilitate the detection, evaluation and management of incident EVD cases in Germany. It primarily addresses public health service staff and health care workers in hospitals, outpatient clinics and emergency services in Germany. It is a work in progress, intended to evolve over time. Updated 14 August 2015

Manual for the care and management of patients in Ebola Care Units/ Community Care Centres - Interim emergency guidance, January 2015

World Health Organization, (2015)

This manual provides guidance on best practices to be followed in Ebola Care Units (ECUs)/Community Care Centres (CCCs). It is intended for health aid workers (including junior nurses and community health-care workers) and others providing care for patients in ECUs/CCCs. While the focus is on the care and management of patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the care of patients with other causes of fever is also described.

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