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Nursing Management of Ebola & Pregnancy

Ebola virus (EBV) is one of several viruses known as viral hemorrhagic fevers. The virus attacks all body organs. EBV enters the body through the eyes, ears, nose, mucous membranes and skin abrasions and opening. The virus can be transmitted via body fluids such…

Nurse Role in Preventing Ebola Stigma

1. What is HIV/AIDs? 2014. Aids.gov. website. 2014. Available at: http://aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/hiv-aids-101/what-is-hiv-aids/index.html. Assessed October 9, 2014. 2. 2013 Gallup Poll: Nursing is the Most Trustworthy Profession. 2013. Available at: http://campaignforaction.org/community-post/2013-gallup-poll-nursing-most-trustworthy-profession. Assessed October 9, 2014. 3. Cronenwett L, Sherwood G, Barnsteiner J. et al. Quality and safety education…

Nurse Role in Preventing Ebola Stigma

During the first week of June 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published their weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report (MMWR) with a description of a rare lung infection in five previously healthy men. Within days physicians across the country were calling…

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