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Podcast 159 - Close Encounters of the Infectious Kind w/ Dr. Hudson Garrett

EMS providers encounter various infectious diseases daily and need to know the routes of exposure, risks, and preventive measures to protect themselves and their families. In this episode, We talk with Dr. Hudson Garrett, an infectious disease expert with the medical college of Louisville University, to discuss the practical points of infectious disease for the everyday provider.

Further Reading

Bitely C, Miller B, Glauser J. EMS Disease Exposure, Transmission, and Prevention: a Review Article. Curr Emerg Hosp Med Rep. 2019;7(4):135-140. doi: 10.1007/s40138-019-00200-6. Epub 2019 Oct 11. PMID: 32226658; PMCID: PMC7100409.

Thomas B, O'Meara P, Spelten E. Everyday Dangers - The Impact Infectious Disease Has on the Health of Paramedics: A Scoping Review. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Apr;32(2):217-223. doi: 10.1017/S1049023X16001497. Epub 2017 Jan 30. PMID: 28134071.



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