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During the 2014 West African Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that all emergency department (ED) patients undergo travel screening for risk factors of importing EVD.
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Name: The Journal of emergency medicine
Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for the treatment of pneumonia and sepsis have existed for many years with multiple studies suggesting improved patient outcomes. Despite their impor...
Epidemiological data on pediatric travelers are lacking, especially from Oceania. We aimed to evaluate travelers presenting to a pediatric emergency department in Sydney during a time of heightened tr...
Many patients treated in the emergency department (ED) for non-psychiatric complaints have elevated suicide risk. Universal screening can detect occult suicide risk, but gold standard risk measurement...
Child Sex Trafficking (CST) is a human rights violation and major global health issue. Many victims of CST seek medical attention during their exploitation and often present to the emergency departmen...
To evaluate the agreement between two nutritional screening tools (Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool [MUST] and Nutritional Risk Screening-2002 [NRS-2002]) and Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) t...
Cross-sectional study of patients consulting in the emergency room of the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM), to assess the implementation of an "opt-out" screening pr...
This randomized controlled trial was implemented to evaluate the effect of integrating rapid Hepatitis C (HCV) testing into a pre-existing screening program for Human Immunodeficiency Viru...
The purpose of this study is to compare the rate of non-urgent emergency department use between three groups of patients: those who were referred to the emergency department by Telehealth ...
We are doing this study to learn more about the early history of universal screening for metabolic disorders such as PKU and galactosemia. In particular, we are interested in learning fro...
This study was initially designed to compare the effectiveness of two different approaches to providing routine HIV counseling, testing, and referral services in an urban hospital emergenc...
The specialty or practice of nursing in the care of patients admitted to the emergency department.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
Aspects of health and disease related to travel. It includes the physiologic and psychologic beneficial or adverse effects of travel in general or with regard to specific diseases.
Services for reporting EMERGENCIES to the police department.
Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic...
Marburg and Ebola Virus Infections
Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers — illnesses marked by severe bleeding (hemorrhage), organ failure and, in many cases, death. Both viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred f...