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Considerations for Memory Care Units in Long-term Care Facilities

At least half of older adults living in long-term care facilities suffer from cognitive impairment with Alzheimer’s disease or other…

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Considerations for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living facility (ALF) owners and administrators should refer to guidance from state and local officials when making decisions about…

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Special Considerations for Patients on Home Dialysis

Dialysis is a lifesaving therapy and patients should not miss treatments. Facilities should ensure that home dialysis patients have all…

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Considerations for the Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Workforce: Enhancing Access to COVID-19 Vaccination Services

This page describes how case investigators and contact tracers can provide vaccination support. Source link

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Considerations for Providing Hemodialysis to Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Acute Care Settings

For patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 requiring intermittent hemodialysis in the acute care setting, dialysis should ideally be performed…

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Interim Operational Considerations for Implementing the Shielding Approach to Prevent COVID-19 Infections in Humanitarian Settings

Other logistical considerations Consideration: Plan to identify additional resources and outline supply chain mechanisms to support green zones. Explanation: The…

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Operational Considerations for Maintaining Essential Services for and Providing Maternal, Newborn, and Child Healthcare in Low-Resource Countries

While current data suggest that pregnant women, newborns, and children are not at highest risk for COVID-19 deaths, disruption of…

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Key Considerations for Transferring Patients to Relief Healthcare Facilities when Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

Key Terms Relief Healthcare Facilities (RHFs): Established licensed healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, and…

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Operational Considerations for Maintaining Essential Services and Providing Prevention, Care, and Treatment for Tuberculosis (TB) in Low-Resource non-US Settings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Introduction Despite being preventable and curable, tuberculosis (TB) remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease, taking the lives of 1.5 million…

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General Clinical Considerations| Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Post-COVID Conditions

General considerations for follow-up care from hospital admission For patients who were hospitalized for COVID-19, follow-up visits should be arranged…