Guidance

Viral haemorrhagic fever: ACDP algorithm and guidance on management of patients

Specialist guidance on the management (including infection control) of patients with viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF).

Documents

Management of Hazard Group 4 viral haemorrhagic fevers and similar human infectious diseases of high consequence: November 2015

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Viral haemorrhagic fevers risk assessment algorithm (version 6: 18.09.2015)

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Detail

The Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) produces specialist guidance on the management of patients with viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF) or other infectious diseases of high consequence.

The algorithm has been revised (version 6: 18.09.2015) and replaces the algorithm released in November 2014 (Version 5: 06.11.2014).

There has also been further revision of the ACDP guidance document published in November 2014:

  • Section 6 and appendices 7, 9, 10 and 11 have been updated

This guidance includes advice on infection control and prevention for acute trust staff.