How to Prevent the Spread of Ebola Virus Infection

Pathogenesis of Ebola Virus

Effective Strategies to Reduce Hospital/Facility Acquired Infections and Reduce Superbug Outbreaks

by Yinka Vidal


Dedication and Tribute


Section #1 Allaying Public Anxiety About Ebola Virus

Chapter 1 Ebola Facts: Knowledge is Power - This Is not a Fictional Book

Chapter 2 Ebola Infection Arrival in the U.S. Is No Need to Panic

Chapter 3 Public Panic over Ebola Virus: Hospital-acquired Infections

Section #2 The Clinical Aspect of Ebola Infection

Chapter 4 History of Ebola Viral Infection

Chapter 5 Route of Exposure of Ebola Virus

Chapter 6 Human-to-Human Transmission of Ebola Infection

Chapter 7 Can Ebola Virus Be Transmitted Through Droplets?

Chapter 8 Clinical Manifestations and Diagnosis of Ebola Illness

Chapter 9 Normal Human Immunological Responses to Pathogens

Chapter 10 Immune Cell Pathogenesis of Ebola Virus Infections

Chapter 11 Histopathology of Ebola Virus Infection

Chapter 12 Treatment of Ebola Virus-infected Patient

Chapter 13 Experimental Serology Treatment for Ebola

Chapter 14 Development of Vaccines for Ebola Virus

Chapter 15 Clinical Management of Ebola Patients

Chapter 16 Ebola: New Role of Electronic Health Record (EHR) Redesign

Section #3: Case Studies of Ebola Infection

Chapter 17 Case #1 - A Clinical Study of 106 Ebola-positive Patients in Sierra Leone

Chapter 18 Case #2 - Management of Accidental Exposure to Ebola Virus

Chapter 19 Case #3 - Ebola Complicated with Gram-negative Septicemia

Chapter 20 Case #4 - Dr. Martin Salia Dies of Ebola in Nebraska Hospital

Chapter 21 Case #5 - The Ebola Misdiagnosis of Mr. Thomas Eric Duncan

Chapter 22 Case #6 - Renal Replacement Therapy for Ebola Patient

Chapter 23 Case #7 - Management of Vascular Leakage in Ebola Infection

Chapter 24 Case #8 - We Have Effective Treatments for Ebola Virus Infection

Chapter 25 Case #9 - How Nigeria Achieved Success in Ebola Virus Infection

Chapter 26 Case #10 - Ms. Kaci Hickox, RN: Case of Mandatory Quarantine

Chapter 27 Case #11 - Ebola Stigma: Ms. Debbie Wilson, RN Speaks

Chapter 28 Case #12 - Ms. Amber Vinson, RN: "All I do is Care!"

Section #4 Misdiagnosis and Pathogenesis of Post-Acute Ebola

Chapter 29 Bridging the Gap Between Medical Research and Practicing Physicians

Chapter 30 Can Clinical Cure of Ebola Infection Confers Radical Cure?

Chapter 31 Immunological Reasons for Persistent Subclinical Ebola Infection

Section #5 Animal Viral Epidemic and Human Risks

Chapter 32 Reston Ebola Virus Infection in Philippines

Chapter 33 Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) in Pigs

Section #6 Raising Questions About Public Concerns: The Politics of Ebola Infection and What We Do not Know About Ebola Virus Infection

Chapter 34 Ebola Uncertainties: What We Do Not Know

Chapter 35 Lessons Learned from Treating Ebola Patients

Chapter 36 Ebola Hysteria, Panic and Over-reaction

Chapter 37 Was Release of Ebola Virus a Bioweapon Laboratory Accident?

Chapter 38 The U.S. Bureaucracy May Eventually Lead to an Ebola Outbreak

Chapter 39 Ebola Becomes a Game Changer or Expect Future Catastrophe

Section #7 Fixing the Danger of Nosocomial Infections

Chapter 40 Can Firing Hospital CEO Fix Nosocomial Infection Epidemic?

Chapter 41 Nosocomial Infections and the Danger of Hospital Spread

Chapter 42 History of Nosocomial Infections

Chapter 43 Present Status of Nosocomial Infection

Chapter 44 How to Prevent the Spread of Ebola and Other Nosocomial Infections

Section #8 Preventing the Spread of Ebola in Hospitals

Chapter 45 Dealing with Human Factors in Infection Control

Chapter 46 How to Prevent the Spread of Ebola Virus in Hospitals

Chapter 47 CDC Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment

Chapter 48 Doffing: Removing Personal Protective Equipment – PPE

Chapter 49 Hospital Preparedness: A Need for New PPE Design

Section #9 Quality Improvement and Cost Containment

Chapter 50 Balancing Cost Containment with Quality Improvements

Chapter 51 Instant Money-saving Strategies

Chapter 52 Cost-neutral Quality Improvement

Chapter 53 Lab-Nursing Committee Task Force: Summary Report 2003

 Section #10 Effective Principles of Process Redesign to Achieve Quality Improvement in Hospitals

Chapter 54 The Value of Understanding Process Redesign to Fix Systemic Failures

Chapter 55 Lessons Learned from 15 years of Quality Improvement

Chapter 56 How to Improve Infection Control to Prevent Ebola Nosocomial Infections

Chapter 57 Problem with Computer In-service and Infection Control Education

Chapter 58 Modifying Hospital Management Systems to Improve Corrective Action

Chapter 59 Evaluating the Current Operational System in Place

Chapter 60 10 Successful Principles of Process Redesign


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