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Parental perspectives and experiences in relation to lifestyle-related practices in the first two years of a child's life: a qualitative study in a disadvantaged neighborhood in the Netherlands - Bektas G, Boelsma F, Baur VE, Seidell JC, Dijkstra SC.
The first two years of a child's life are a critical period in preventing several lifestyle-related health problems. A qualitative study was conducted to explore parental experiences and perspectives in relation to lifestyle-related child-rearing practices...
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Bone and Joint in Brief
No abstract available
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - August 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Bone and Joint in Brief Source Type: news

Distinguishing characteristics and disparities in child protective services-investigated maltreatment by fathers - Kobulsky JM, Wildfeuer R, Yoon S, Cage J.
This study examines distinguishing characteristics of father-perpetrated maltreatment and disparities in Child Protective Services (CPS) investigation outcomes based on perpetrator gender and race. A sample of children (N = 2,017) reported to CPS for maltr...
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Future-proof the roof: the case for sustainable investment to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping post-Covid-19, The Salvation Army
This report warns that the economic consequences of the pandemic will increase rough sleeping and force families into expensive and unsuitable temporary accommodation, such as bed and breakfast, as local authorities struggle to manage rising homelessness levels. The government needs to properly fund homelessness support services in this autumn ' s Comprehensive Spending Review.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lifetime experiences of violence against women and men in Sweden - Oberg M, Heimer G, Lucas S.
Aims: The aims of this cross-sectional study were to examine the prevalence of lifetime exposure to sexual, physical and psychological violence among a representative sample of women and men in Sweden, and to analyze if there were gender differences regar...
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Multiple sclerosis drug blocks HIV infection and transmission in human immune cells
(PLOS) An immunomodulatory drug called fingolimod, which is approved for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, blocks human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and transmission in human immune cells, according to a study published August 13 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Postdoctoral Fellow Rachel Resop and Assistant Professor Alberto Bosque of The George Washington University, and colleagues. These preliminary findings suggest that this compound may be a promising novel therapy for HIV treatment and prevention.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Female victims and offenders in South African parricides, 1990-2019 - Moen M, Shon P.
Women have been primarily discussed as victims and offenders in intimate partner homicides and offenders in infanticides. In the parricide literature, women have been depicted as overly domineering and controlling figures who keep a tight leash on their of...
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The effect of the delay between injury and surgery on mortality, morbidity, and complications in craniospinal gunshot wounding - Sertba ş, Karatay M.
Introduction The effect of the surgical approach and the duration between the trauma and surgery on the complications, morbidity, and mortality in cranial and spinal penetrating gunshot injuries are investigated.METHODS Evaluation of 63 patients fr...
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Consensus about alcohol and drugs in areas related to passenger transportation - Lavalle HM.
Mandatory requirement to investigate the use of alcohol and drugs in all personnel working in areas related to all passenger transportation. The mandatory required result should be "0" alcohol and negative drugs tests. After having confirmed consent of the...
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Trends and seasonality in cause-specific mortality among children under 15  years in Guangzhou, China, 2008-2018 - Xu XH, Dong H, Li L, Liu WH, Lin GZ, Ou CQ.
This study analyzed the trends and seasonality in mortality among children aged 0-14  years in Guangzhou, China during 2008-2018. Understanding the epidemiology of this public health problem can guide policy development for children mortality ...
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Online tutoring improves disadvantaged school pupils performance and wellbeing in lockdown
(Bocconi University) An Online Tutoring Program from Bocconi University and Harvard improved disadvantaged School Pupils performance and wellbeing in Lockdown and also raised their aspirations, wellbeing and socio-emotional skills, showing that the educational gap can be addressed even with limited resources
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why place and space matter for intimate partner violence survivors' mental wellbeing and communities in Northeastern Uganda - Mootz JJ, Stabb SD, Carlson C, Helpman L, Onyango Mangen P, Wainberg ML.
The context of place matters for mental health. Employing a feminist framework, this study used key informant interviews and focus group discussions in May 2012 with 77 conflict-affected adults, children, and adolescents in Northeastern Uganda to understan...
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Changing perception: a randomized controlled trial of emotion recognition training to reduce anger and aggression in violent offenders - Kuin NC, Masthoff EDM, Nunnink VN, Munaf ò MR, Penton-Voak IS.
The objective of this study is to determine whether emotion recognition training, which previously proved to be effective in adolescents, also reduces anger and aggression in adult violent offenders. METHOD: Detained male adults were ran...
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Association between suicide risk severity and sarcopenia in non-elderly Chinese inpatients with major depressive disorder - Fan XX, Yuan J, Wei YJ, Zhou F, Xu L, Zhang Y, Meng JY, Jin XL, Yang JZ.
BACKGROUND: Sarcopenia is a skeletal muscle disorder. Recent studies have shown an association between muscle health and suicide. However, there have been no previous studies on the relationship between suicide risk severity and sarcopenia in major depress...
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Assessing high risk of suicide amongst physicians and nurses in treatment - Braquehais MD, Gonz ález-Irizar O, Nieva G, Mozo X, Llavayol E, Pujol T, Cruz CM, Heredia M, Valero S, Casas M, Bruguera E.
This study aims to describe the factors associated with high risk of suicide (HRS) of physicians and nurses in treatment at the Galatea Care Programme....
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation of epidemiological pattern and survey of incidence rate of accidents and incidents in the Khomein City, Markazi province - Kazemzadeh Y, Toolabi A, Nadri F, Ahmadi A, Amini R, Shojaii M.
BACKGROUND: Accidents and injuries are one of the most important causes of disability and death in developed and developing countries. Awareness of the dimensions and causes of accidents and injuries can be beneficial for health policymakers. Therefore, t...
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Patient falls and injuries in U.S. psychiatric care: incidence and trends - Turner K, Bjarnadottir R, Jo A, Repique RJR, Thomas J, Green JF, Staggs VS.
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study was to estimate the incidence of falls (total, injurious, and assisted) in U.S. psychiatric care across 6 years (April 2013-March 2019). METHODS: Data on falls among patients of adult and geriatric psychiatric units of...
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Submissiveness, assertiveness and aggressiveness in school-age children: the role of self-efficacy and the Big Five - Nikel.
The aim of the present study was to explain submissiveness, aggressiveness, and assertiveness in terms of self-efficacy and the Big Five personality traits. Participants were 398 primary-school children (49.5% girls) aged 8-11  years. Measures of submissiv...
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

An observational study of the association between sleep disturbance, fatigue and cognition in the post-acute period after mild traumatic brain injury in prospectively studied premorbidly healthy adults - Anderson JFI, Jordan AS.
The literature examining the relationship between sleep disturbance, fatigue, and cognition in premorbidly healthy civilian adults after mTBI is very limited. The current study aimed to investigate the relationships of sleep disturbance and fatigue with co...
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Self-harming behaviours of asylum seekers and refugees in Europe: a systematic review - Gargiulo A, Tessitore F, Le Grottaglie F, Margherita G.
The increasing number of asylum seekers and refugees in Europe calls for even more professionals to take care of refugees' mental health. Although different studies claim that migration could be a potential risk factor for self-harming behaviours, an in-de...
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of firearms legislation on suicide and homicide in Canada from 1981 to 2016 - Langmann C.
Canada implemented a series of laws regulating firearms including background and psychological screening, licensing, and training in the years 1991, 1994, and 2001. The effects of this legislation on suicide and homicide rates were examined over the years ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Bone and Joint in Brief
No abstract available
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - June 20, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Bone and Joint in Brief Source Type: news

East Africa: Hundreds of Ethiopian COVID-19 Impacted Migrant Families Receive Food and Assistance in Kenya
[Africa Renewal] The migrants, many of whom have been living and working in Kenya for years, have lost jobs and income due to movement restrictions and curfews and the general economic slowdown, all brought by the pandemic.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Association of artificial turf and concussion in competitive contact sports: a systematic review and meta-analysis - O' Leary F, Acampora N, Hand F, O' Donovan J.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of head injuries and concussion in contact sports, comparing natural grass with artificial turf surfaces. Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis via the RevMan V.5.3 software. Eligibility criteria for sele...
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Optimizing emergency management to reduce morbidity and mortality in pediatric burn patients - Fairbrother H, Long M, Haines E.
Burns are a significant cause of injury-induced morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients. The spectrum of management for pediatric burn victims is vast and relies heavily on both the classification of the burn and the body systems involved. The immedi...
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Nanobiohybrids: A synergistic integration of bacteria and nanomaterials in cancer therapy
(Compuscript Ltd) Nanobiohybrids: A Synergistic Integration of Bacteria and Nanomaterials in Cancer Therapy- BIO Integration. Announcing a new article publication for BIO Integration journal. In this mini review article the authors Yuhao Chen, Meng Du, Jinsui Yu, Lang Rao, Xiaoyuan Chen and Zhiyi Chen from The Third Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Bethesda, MD, USA consider nanobiohybrids in cancer therapy.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Deputy Minister Alvin Botes Hosts Webinar On Diplomacy and Youth in the Age of COVID-19 Pandemic, 11 Jun
[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Alvin Botes, will lead a webinar on Diplomacy and Youth in the age COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, 11 June 2020, from 10:00-11:00 am.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The intersectional dynamics of political violence and gender in the Kurdish conflict - Orhan M.
What is the relationship between social, historical, and political dynamics and gender in the use of violence? This research uses the Kurdish conflict to examine this question. On the basis of empirical examples about Kurdish women, it focuses on ethnic id...
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Impact of a new helicopter base on transport time and survival in a rural adult trauma population - Sborov KD, Gallagher KC, Medvecz AJ, Brywczynski J, Gunter OL, Guillamondegui OD, Dennis BM, Smith MC.
BACKGROUND: Significant disparities in access to prompt helicopter transport exist among rural trauma populations. We evaluated the impact of an additional helicopter base on transport time and mortality in a rural adult trauma population. MATERIALS AN...
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effect of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) on residential treatment completion and retention in the US - Stahler GJ, Mennis J.
This study examines whether MOUD increases treatment completion and retention in both short-term (ST) and long-term (LT) residential programs using a national dataset. METHODS: Data were extracted from the 2015-2017 TEDS-D (Treatment Episode ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Interplay between body schema, visuospatial perception and pain in patients with spinal cord injury - Osinski T, Martinez V, Bensmail D, Hatem S, Bouhassira D.
BACKGROUND: Changes in body representations (body image and/or body schema) have been reported in several chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes, but rarely in patients with neuropathic pain and never in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI)-related pain....
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bone and Joint in Brief
No abstract available
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - May 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Bone and Joint in Brief Source Type: news

The Lancet: No evidence of benefit for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients
(The Lancet) The Lancet: No evidence of benefit for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients, urgent randomised trials are needed.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Rapid Review - Video calls for reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people
New Cochrane Rapid Review -Video calls for reducing social isolation and loneliness in older peopleMany countries have introduced restrictions on people ’s movement to protect them from COVID-19. Visiting older friends and relatives may not possible. Cancalling Grandma with a video call help her feel less lonely and isolated? Can video calls affect symptoms of depression or quality of life?What does the evidence say?COVID-19 is spreading rapidly, so we needed to answer this question quickly.This Rapid Review was done in a short space of time as part of Cochrane ’s organizational effort to meet the need for up-to-date s...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: Interventions for improving medication-taking ability and adherence in older adults prescribed multiple medications
Cochrane Review: ' Interventions for improving medication ‐taking ability and adherence in older adults prescribed multiple medication 'Older people are often prescribed multiple medications, which can be challenging to manage and may lead to under-use or over-use of medication or medication-taking errors.Review authors asked, “What are the best ways to help older adults who have been prescribed multiple medications to use and take their medications”.The review authors identified 50 studies, with 14,269 participants. Studies tested educational interventions, behavioural interventions, or both, to improve medication-t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 15, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Potential Impact of the COVID-19 Epidemic on HIV, TB and Malaria in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Report 19
Source: Imperial College London. Published: 5/1/2020. This 29-page report aims to quantify the extent to which disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in services for HIV, TB, and malaria in high burden low- and middle-income countries could lead to additional loss of life. In high burden settings, HIV, TB, and malaria related deaths over five years may be increased by up to 10 percent, 20 percent, and 36 percent, respectively, compared to if there were no COVID-19 epidemic. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: Well-Being and HRQoL in Cancer Patients and Survivors: Protocol
Source: University of Miami (UM). Published: 4/29/2020. Cross-sectional study protocol. Sociodemographics: Age -- 18 years or older. Gender -- Nonspecific. Race/ethnicity -- Nonspecific; however, the participant needs to be fluent in English or Spanish. Geographical region: Miami, Florida, and Houston, Texas. Targeted population: ICD-10 confirmed cancer diagnosis for cancer patients or survivors who had an oncology visit within the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UM/MSOM) Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center health system in the past five years. Study links patient demographic and clinical data via the hea...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Today, the @US_FDA is providing health care providers with an update on the potential risks of over-inflation, acute pancreatitis, and deaths in patients with Orbera and ReShape intragastric balloons used for weight loss.pic.twitter.com/T38tdu7r06
Today, the @US_FDA is providing health care providers with an update on the potential risks of over-inflation, acute pancreatitis, and deaths in patients with Orbera and ReShape intragastric balloons used for weight loss. pic.twitter.com/T38tdu7r06
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - April 27, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Socioeconomics, metabolic syndrome, and osteopenia in postmenopausal women
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) The increased prevalence of metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women has prompted multiple research studies to understand why. A new study from South Korea examined the association of socioeconomic status-related factors, unhealthy lifestyles, and diet-related factors with the coexistence of metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Regenstrief and partners develop data dashboard for COVID-19 tracking and response in Indiana
(Regenstrief Institute) Regenstrief Institute and partners have developed a data dashboard to support COVID-19 tracking and response in the state of Indiana. The dashboard augments the state's existing information by providing data on patients' courses of care through healthcare systems in Indiana. The partnership makes possible access to data from the majority of Indiana's health systems and laboratories allowing public health professionals to identify significant patterns and predict how to best respond to COVID-19.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Preparedness, Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) for Refugees and Migrants in Non-Camp Settings
Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Published: 4/17/2020. This six-page document offers guidance to Member States and partners for the inclusion of refugees and migrants in non-camp settings, as part of holistic efforts to respond to COVID-19 epidemics in the general populations, and aims to contribute to the global public health efforts to prevent COVID-19. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bone and Joint in Brief
No abstract available
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - April 16, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Bone and Joint in Brief Source Type: news

Operational Considerations for Managing COVID-19 Cases and Outbreaks in Aviation: Course
Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Published: 4/16/2020. This course details how to draft an airport public health contingency plan for managing COVID-19 cases and outbreaks in aviation; and manage an outbreak of COVID-19 disease in aviation. (Video or Multimedia)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Developing and Labeling In vitro Companion Diagnostic Devices for a Specific Group of Oncology Therapeutic Products
Final guidance for industry: Developing and Labeling In vitro Companion Diagnostic Devices for a Specific Group of Oncology Therapeutic Products
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 13, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Centring sexual and reproductive health and justice in the global COVID-19 response
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) The Lancet commentary 'Centring sexual and reproductive health and justice in the global COVID-19 response' highlights the detrimental impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic response on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The piece emphasizes the threat to SRH services, caused by policies designating these services as non-essential and diverting resources, and calls for vigilance from the SRH community to prevent access to these services from being lost.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Words into Action: Engaging Children and Youth in Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building
Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). Published: 4/7/2020. This 69-page document aims to ensure worldwide access to expertise, communities of practice, and networks of disaster risk reduction practitioners, and offers five interrelated sections with specific advice on how to support and engage children and youth in disaster risk reduction worldwide. (PDF)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A qualitative study of perioperative depression and anxiety in older adults - Abraham J, Meng A, Siraco S, Kannampallil T, Politi MC, Baumann AA, Lenze EJ, Avidan MS.
OBJECTIVE: We had three aims 1) understand barriers to perioperative management of anxiety and depression in older surgical patients; 2) identify preferences and requirements for interventions to manage their anxiety and depression; and 3) explore the feas...
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Prevention harmful consumption of alcohol and drugs in Sao Tome and Principe through public health communication: the scientific protocol - De Santiago I, Nicolau LB, Marinho RT, Pereira-Miguel J.
INTRODUCTION: Sao Tome and Principe is an African low-and-middle-income country, where extreme poverty causes major health inequalities. No systematic research has been done on the consumption of alcohol and drugs in Sao Tome and Principe, and only overall...
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The U.S. food supply remains safe for both people and animals. Despite the #COVID19 pandemic, there are currently no nationwide shortages of food, but there are localized reports of shortages. Read more about food safety and availability in the U.S. https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/food-safety-and-availability-during-coronavirus-pandemic   …
The U.S. food supply remains safe for both people and animals. Despite the #COVID19 pandemic, there are currently no nationwide shortages of food, but there are localized reports of shortages. Read more about food safety and availability in the U.S. https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/food-safety-and-availability-during-coronavirus-pandemic …
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 27, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

COVID-19 infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Dr. John W. Rowe is a member of a WHO Expert Panel on Care of the Elderly which just released guidance for prevention and management of COVID-19 among elderly in long term care facilities. The paper outlines guidance on Infection Prevention and Control in the context of COVID-19 which is to prevent COVID-19-virus from entering the facility, spreading within the facility, and spreading to outside the facility.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news