QA About Screening for Ebola
Trish Perl, M.D., senior epidemiologist for Johns Hopkins Medicine, answers questions about the screening guidelines for people suspected of having Ebola. 1. 0:15 Given the state’s new guidelines, how will we monitor Johns Hopkins physicians and staff who return from a country at high risk for an Ebola outbreak? 2. 0:46 How are we screening our patients? 3. 1:26 How would we monitor someone who presents with symptoms of Ebola at one of our member hospitals? 4. 2:14 What is the process for diagnosing and treating a suspected Ebola case? 5. 3:00 How will evaluation, monitoring and treatment of a child differ from that of an adult? 6. 3:27 With the flu season approaching, how can we protect ourselves? 7. 4:05 How will Johns Hopkins continue to respond to new information concerning Ebola? 8. 4:44 What encouraging news is there in the fight against Ebola? 9. 5:51 What assurances can we give to patients, visitors and staff?