ABSTRACT

Terrorism and Disaster: What Clinicians Need to Know: Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers   [open pdf - 411KB]

"Upon completion of this case, participants will be able to: 1) Describe the natural and intentional sources of transmission and spread of viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF), including use as a biologic weapon. 2) Discuss the initial presentation and clinical manifestations of VHF, including methods for confirming this diagnosis. 3) Outline important strategies for infection control for healthcare workers caring for patients with cases of suspected VHF. 4) Describe processes for communication with public health authorities and media about VHF. 5) Describe the current recommended therapy for patients with VHF."

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2005-04-01
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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: http://www.usuhs.mil/psy/traumaticstress/newcenter.html
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