Drape to Prevent Disease Transmission During Endotracheal Intubation
by Nader Emami, Tristan Taner, Funmilola Ogundipe, Vivian S Hawn, Randi Rubin, Catherine C Skae, Ariel L Shiloh, Adam B Keene on 07/03/2020 at 12:00 am
Endotracheal intubation poses high risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens. We designed and here describe a protective drape that we believe will greatly reduce this risk. […]
What is the best timing for healthcare workers infected COVID-19 to return to work?
by Jiancong Wang, Yew Fong Lee, Mouqing Zhou on 07/03/2020 at 12:00 am
The current COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the healthcare system to its greatest risk, evident with a rapid depletion of medical resources and draining of intensive care units’ capacity.1 Nosocomial […]
Hospital affiliated long term care facility COVID-19 containment strategy by using prevalence...
by Paula Eckardt, Rachel Guran, Jon Hennemyre, Roshan Arikupurathu, Julie Poveda, Nancimae Miller, Randy Katz, Judith Frum on 07/02/2020 at 12:00 am
In the United States, the elderly population is the most vulnerable and likely to succumb to complications and die of COVID-19. We have seen multiple reports of deaths due to a COVID-19 outbreak in […]
Protection Challenges of Pregnant Women against Vertical Transmission during COVID-19 Epidemic: A...
by Muhammad Hasnain, Muhammad Fermi Pasha, Imran Ghani, Rahmat Budiarto on 07/01/2020 at 12:00 am
Vulnerable populations require intensive care during the outbreak of communicable diseases. Extensive measures are undertaken to ensure that the vulnerable population gets the appropriate protection […]
How Common Are Indwelling Devices in Hospitalized Adults? A Contemporary Point Prevalence Study in...
by Stephanie Chen, Megan O'Malley, Vineet Chopra on 07/01/2020 at 12:00 am
Healthcare associated infections (HAI) are associated with indwelling devices. Yet, data regarding prevalence of indwelling devices in non-critically ill hospitalized patients remains scant.