In response to the recent diagnosis of Ebola in a Dallas man, Texas Medical Association has provided a list of information and resources about the disease for the Texas healthcare community.
Below is a compilation of links to the resources provided by TMA:
- CDC health advisory for evaluating patients for Ebola
- TMA “What is Ebola?” hand out for your patients
- Dallas County Health and Human Services guidance on Ebola
- Dallas County Health and Human Services diagnostic algorithm - helps to assist with testing and monitoring of patients with suspected Ebola virus disease
- CDC Ebola information for health care workers
- CDC Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations – for hospitalized patients with known or suspected Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. hospitals
- CDC Checklist for Patients Being Evaluated for Ebola in the U.S
- CDC Questions and Answers on Ebola
- CDC: What is Contact Tracing?
- CDC (via NPR): How Contagious is Ebola?
- Ebola Preparedness for the U.S Healthcare System – webinar on demand
- New England Journal of Medicine’s Ebola Outbreak page
- Open letter to Texans from Dr. David Lakey, State Health Commissioner
To see the full blog post by TMA, please click here.