The impact of COVID-19 in the elderly and in care homes [electronic resource] / David Strain.Material type: SoundSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Interviews on Covid-19: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2020Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (22 min.))Subject(s): Covid-19 (Disease) -- Prevention | Covid-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects | COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020- | Nursing homes | Old age homes | Aged | COVID-19 | Disease Outbreaks | Health Facilities | Homes for the Aged | Medical Staff | Nursing Homes | SARS-CoV-2Online resources: Click here to access online | Series
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Contents: COVID-19 disease outcomes in elderly compared to younger adults -- Extent of the problem in the elderly -- Other factors contributing to the complications of COVID-19 in care homes -- Steps taken by care homes' staff to mitigate impact of the virus -- Steps the home residents can take to help avoid SARS-2 outbreaks -- Treatment guidelines for suspected cases -- Safety guidelines for care home medical staff and outside visitors.
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