The Resource Preparing for an influenza pandemic : personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers During an Influenza Pandemic ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine ; Lewis R. Goldfrank and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Preparing for an influenza pandemic : personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers During an Influenza Pandemic ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine ; Lewis R. Goldfrank and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Label
Preparing for an influenza pandemic : personal protective equipment for healthcare workers
Title
Preparing for an influenza pandemic
Title remainder
personal protective equipment for healthcare workers
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers During an Influenza Pandemic ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine ; Lewis R. Goldfrank and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
During an influenza pandemic, healthcare workers will be on the front lines delivering care to patients and preventing further spread of the disease. Protecting the more than 13 million healthcare workers in the United States from illness or from infecting their families or the patients in their care is critical to limiting morbidity and mortality and preventing progression of a pandemic. The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to conduct a study on the personal protective equipment (PPE)1 (respirators, gloves, gowns, eye protection, and other equipment) needed by healthcare workers in the event of an influenza pandemic
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
616.203
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA644.I6
LC item number
I57 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Preparing for an influenza pandemic : personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers During an Influenza Pandemic ; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine ; Lewis R. Goldfrank and Catharyn T. Liverman, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction --- Understanding the risk of influenza to healthcare workers --- Designing and engineering effective PPE --- Using PPE: individual and institutional issues --- Certifying and regulating healthcare PPE: defining an integrated system --- Moving forward with urgency
Control code
ocn290501829
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 191 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309110471
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35938729
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290501829
  • pebcs0309110475

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