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Precautions when treating patients with potentially serious imported contagious diseases

Infectious diseases ward

In the video Dr. Sandra Parisi talks about how a leprosy patient she met had been handled by other health professionals.

It may seem like their response was exaggerated. But how do you think health professionals should handle a patient who has recently arrived with fever from a country that had an Ebola outbreak a month ago? Should full protective gear be worn at the first encounter until Ebola can be ruled out?
Take a minute to reflect individually on this before you go to the next page.
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