'The disease symptoms which include jaundice fever, renal damage and haemorrhage, among others, can be prevented with the use of mosquitoes barrier nursing
, environmental cleanliness especially, removal of stagnant water,' he said.
"WHO continues to advise all countries in the Lassa fever belt to enhance their preparedness and response capacities, especially for early case detection, laboratory confirmation, case management under recommended barrier nursing
, risk communication and community engagement," Fall said.
"We have taken a number of control measures in the unit, including a deep clean, isolation and barrier nursing
, safety briefs to all staff and infection control advice to all visitors."
At present, containment through barrier nursing
and supportive treatment is all that is possible.
However, a prospective study conducted in Sierra Leone (6) showed no increased risk for nosocomial transmission when standard barrier nursing
methods, including gloves, gowns, and masks with various rates of compliance, were used.
Treatment with barrier nursing
techniques along with strict bed rest was started.
Tenders are invited for Job work for extension of all gas lines to the barrier nursing
room of icu at inhs sanjivani.
The number of cubicles in the renal ward will increase from three to seven and dedicated facilities will be provided for barrier nursing
and for bariatric (high weight) patients.
Health departments and hospitals should create awareness among its employees, particularly the health care providers to know the importance of barrier nursing
and bio safety protocols, she conclude.
It was surprising that 37% nurses had incorrect knowledge regarding the infections are considered HAIs if they first appear 48 h or more after admission or within 30 days after discharge and even 38% nurses did not know about the barrier nursing
plays a role in preventing HAIs or not.
"When caring for an ill patient with Ebola, the PPE should form part of the range of measures to prevent transmission, including appropriate facilities for barrier nursing
and work organization, water and sanitation, hand hygiene and waste management," the WHO said.