• Infectious Disease

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    #476: Infectious Disease
    January 2019

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    In This Edition

    • Identify the mosquito-borne viral infections most likely to occur in the United States.
    • Recognize the typical presentation of patients with these mosquito-borne viral infections and obtain appropriate laboratory tests for diagnosis.
    • Distinguish skin lesions attributable to bedbugs from those attributable to scabies.
    • Prescribe appropriate treatments for bedbug, lice, and scabies infestations.
    • List the four phases in the approach to management of emerging infections.
    • Explain the key steps in implementing each of the four phases.
    • Use all recommended approaches for prevention of health care-associated infections.
    • Determine appropriate types of infection precautions for patients hospitalized with infectious diseases.

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