COVID 19 Guidance for Healthcare Providers

COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Providers

In Featured, Infographics, Knowledge Translation by Kevin LamLeave a Comment

Healthcare providers are at increased risk of exposure to SARS-CoV-2. With the intent to help healthcare providers reduce the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission, interim guidance has been released by the AHA.

We visually summarized this guidance with a focus on resuscitation care through our infographics. Key concepts in with regards to resuscitation care for COVID19 suspected or confirmed patients:

  • Minimizing exposure risk
  • PPE and Exposure considerations for potentially COVID-19 positive patients
  • Precautions for aerosol-generation procedures
  • Implementation of environmental infection control

Stay tuned for our other infographics as more information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic becomes available.

Kevin Lam

Kevin Lam

Kevin is a third year medical student at McMaster University. He is a junior editor for CanadiEM and has interests in medical education, graphic creation and the intersections between design, urban design and medicine.

Meenhas Oravil

Dr. Meenhas Oravil is a Consultant Emergency Physician at Daya General Hospital - Thrissur, Kerala, India. He is a CanadiEM Infographic Editor, and is interested in FOAMed, Medical Research & Innovation, Trauma care, Toxicology, and Point of Care Ultrasound.
Alvin is currently a PGY5 in the FRCP EM program at McMaster University. He serves as Director of Design for CanadiEM and has interests in knowledge translation and health innovation.

Sparsh Shah

Sparsh Shah is an incoming Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Toronto. He has interests in trauma, global health, and healthcare innovation.