The step-by-step Guidelines to Doctors, nurses and hospitals for Ebola incident management , released by the Greek CDC
|Posted by moodhacker on December 1, 2014 at 5:35 AM|
By reminding to all the doctors and the nurses of the country that many of the signs and symptoms of Ebola are non-specific and similar to those of many common infectious diseases, the Greek Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP), the Greek Ministry of Health and the National Health Operation Center haven timely encouraged the Greek hospitals to prepare for managing patients with Ebola and other infectious diseases.
Every hospital, according to the updated Circular of the Greek CDC, (KEELPNO/ HCDCP), should ensure that it can detect a patient with Ebola, protect healthcare workers to safely care for the patient -by precisely following the Greek CDC updated released Guidelines- , and respond in a coordinated fashion.
Transmission can be prevented with appropriate infection control measures.
The practical and theoretical training of health professionals groups of the Greek National Hospitals and other officers will be complemented by the special training teams for Ebola Response of the Greek CDC, (KEELPNO / HCDCP ) and the National Health Operation Center, notifies the Greek CDC, adding step by step the procedures that should be followed.
According to the Greek CDC circulate, “if, suspect for investigation or probable case of Ebola is addressed, (based on the definitions of ECDC), to the outpatient clinics or to any national or private clinic of the country….” , the administration of the Hospital or Clinic and its medical staff are obliged to follow the procedures below.
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