Hospital doctors,Medical trainees
Personal protective equipment and isolation for high consequence infectious diseases
Learn about the principles of managing high consequence infectious diseases such as Ebola, MERS, SARS, from experts at the UK’s main high level isolation unit.
This module forms part of the following courses:
After completing this module, you should know:
- The features that define a high consequence infectious disease (HCID)
- The principles for managing a patient with a HCID
- The principles of infection prevention and control for patients with a HCID.
Alert! Consider coronavirus disease 2019 in any patient with symptoms including cough, fever, dyspnoea, myalgia, and fatigue; take infection control precautions and follow local guidelines. This module has not been updated to include specific information on COVID-19.
Stephen Mepham, Breda Athan, Oliver Carpenter
Peer reviewed by:
Allison Sykes, Matthias Schmid
16 May 2017
Editorially reviewed date
05 Sep 2019
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