All posts by Safaa ELMeneza

Be with us 15/2/2021

ICU-Knowledge Triangle, Innovation: Reinforcing of Education- Research E-Health & Medical Links & DIGIHEALTH: Innovative Digital skills & teaching methods 4 effective health education in Lebanon & Syria Research, Education & Implementation at the eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University (grant holder) (Synergy) Erasmus+ project web-Training day; Monday 15 February 2021, 10 – 16 at Linnaeus University

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New COVID-19 vaccine -Shared decision from AAP making for COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy/lactation

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on Friday and Saturday (Dec 11th & 12th) to discuss and develop guidance on Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the first COVID-19 vaccine to attain Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)—issued on Dec 10th. Things continue to move rapidly but here are a few key points about this first offering: ACIP […]

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New recommendations for use of the PPE from the Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on Infection Prevention for Healthcare Personnel Caring for Patients With Suspected or Known Coronavirus Disease 2019

Among these recommendations : ROUTINE PATIENT CARE In Conventional Settings Recommendation 1: The IDSA guideline panel recommends that HCP caring for patients with suspected or known COVID- 19 use either a surgical mask or N95 (or N99 or powered airpurifying respirator) respirator as part of appropriate PPE.* Strong recommendation, moderate certainty of evidence. AEROSOL-GENERATING PROCEDURES […]

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