Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a zoonotic illness that affects multiple organ systems and has high mortality.
Previously called Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) but renamed due to the inco...
When an EVD diagnosis is suspected, ask about travel history and a history of exposure to sick patient with suspected or confirmed EVD.
Supportive care is the mainstay of treatment.
Fluid and electrolyte management of hydration
Should be instituted early with close attention to hemodynamic status
Oral or IV; how...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ebola virus disease (EVD) information for clinicians in U.S. healthcare settings. https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/healthcare-us/preparing/c...
Q: Can EVD spread through the air?
A: There are no documented cases of airborne transmission. EVD is spread via respiratory droplets and direct contact with infected person or their bodily fluids.
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