Tag archive for Skin infections

No calm after the storm: a systematic review of human health following flood and storm disasters

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Floods and storms have differing effects on human health. There is a lack of data on the health effects of floods alone and on long-term effects.
A systematic review of 113 studies in a global range of countries (23 on floods, 89 …

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Review of health hazards and prevention measures for response and recovery workers and volunteers after natural disasters, flooding, and water damage: mold and dampness

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It is recommended to avoid and minimize unnecessary fungal exposure and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in disaster response recovery work. Any moisture or water intrusion should be addressed rapidly, since significant mold growth can occur within 48 hours. Systematic …

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Evacuating hospitals in Australia: What lessons can we learn from the world literature

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There is a need for more structured and detailed reporting of hospital responses to disaster. All hospitals must have a practised, detailed hospital evacuation plan existing before an impending threat.
This systematic review aimed …

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Differing community responses to similar public health threats

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There are significant differences in how communities respond to similar public health threats. More work is needed to develop theoretical models that apply to the community level and do not assume that a community’s …

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Facteurs de risque et facteurs de risque en cascaque pour les épidémies de maladies transmissibles dans les situations d’urgence humanitaire complexes

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Les urgences humanitaires complexes (UHC) constituent une menace importante pour la santé publique. Des recherches plus rigoureuses sur le risque d’épidémies lors d’UHC sont nécessaires, d’un point de vue pratique et théorique.
Les maladies transmissibles constituent une préoccupation majeure lors de situations …

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Factores de riesgo y cascadas de factores de riesgo para brotes de enfermedades transmisibles en emergencias humanitarias complejas

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Las emergencias humanitarias complejas (EHC) representan una amenaza significativa para la salud pública. Se necesita una investigación más rigurosa sobre el riesgo de brotes de enfermedades en EHC, de un punto de vista de los médicos y académico.
Las enfermedades transmisibles son …

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Risk factors and risk factor cascades for communicable disease outbreaks in complex humanitarian emergencies

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Complex humanitarian emergencies (CHEs) pose a significant threat to public health. More rigorous research on the risk of disease outbreaks in CHEs is needed, from a practitioner and from an academic point of view.
Communicable diseases are a major concern during complex …

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L’ivermectine et la perméthrine pour le traitement de la gale

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Il est peu probable qu’une différence existe entre l’efficacité de la perméthrine et celle de l’ivermectine à action générale ou topique. 
La gale est une infection parasitaire de la peau qui cause des démangeaisons intenses. Elle est présente partout dans le monde, …

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Ivermectina y permetrina para tratar la sarna

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Es poco probable que exista alguna diferencia en la eficacia de la permetrina en comparación con la ivermectina sistémica o tópica. 
La sarna es una infección parasitaria intensamente pruriginosa de la piel. Ocurre en todo el mundo, pero es particularmente problemático en …

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Ivermectin and permethrin for treating scabies

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There is unlikely to be any difference in the efficacy of permethrin compared to systemic or topical ivermectin. 
Scabies is an intensely itchy parasitic infection of the skin. It occurs throughout the world, but is particularly problematic in areas of poor sanitation, …

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