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ICU staff may have greater Ebola risk, expert says

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

The nature of the Ebola virus makes it a bigger threat to ICU staff and other caregivers who have intimate contact with patients with advanced illness, says Peter Hotez, a tropical medicine expert at the Baylor College of Medicine. Hotez said there is "no margin for error" when treating Ebola patients in an ICU setting because even a small amount of blood in the late disease stages can spread the disease easily. USA Today (10/14)


U.S. must rethink ways to prevent Ebola outbreak, CDC director says

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 14, 2014

CDC protocol reduces ventilator time, ICU stays, study says

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

Study supports lower hemoglobin transfusion thresholds in septic shock

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

S.C. hospital says only ICU level staff to care for Ebola patients

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

Data validate CDC definitions of ventilator-associated conditions

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 14, 2014

Report: U.S. may need special centers for Ebola care

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

Research compares end-of-life care for surgical, medical patients

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 14, 2014

ITraumaCare's bleeding control device gets expanded approval from FDA

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

Better adherence to guidelines seen in ICU for pediatric CAP patients

Critical Care SmartBrief | Oct 14, 2014


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