publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2017

Emergency nurses’ perceptions of emergency department preparedness for an ebola outbreak: a qualitative descriptive study

Pincha Baduge, Mihirika Surangi De Silva;
  • Published: 26 Feb 2017
Introduction: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a highly contagious disease with a high mortality rate. The 2014 outbreak in West Africa grew uncontrollably, and on the 8th August 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak as a public health emergency of international concern. Emergency Departments (ED) in Australian health services commenced preparation and vigilance for people presenting with EVD like symptoms, so that any spread of the disease could be prevented. Research Focus: This thesis examines emergency nurses’ perceptions in regards to their own and their EDs’ preparedness to manage an EVD outbreak in the Australian context. Research Ap...
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