Medical Care of Ill Disaster Evacuees: Additional Diagnoses to Consider

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Medical Care of Ill Disaster Evacuees: Additional Diagnoses to Consider

Description

This fact sheet outlines some conditions to be considered when providing health care to evacuees. Conditions are organized according to presenting symptoms and also alphabetically.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • Presenting symptoms
    • Altered mental status/central nervous system syndromes
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Fever with poorly localized signs
    • Diarrheal illness
    • Rashes
    • Skin and soft tissue lesions and infections
    • Respiratory illness
  • Alphabetical listing of clinical summaries
    • Symptoms
    • Risk factors
    • Infection control considerations
    • Diagnostic considerations
    • Treatment considerations
    • Special considerations
    • Links

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2006
Original Summary: March 2007
Last Updated: 05/12/08

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