431: The Hot Zone- Biocontainment with Dr Hewlett

In this episode, Dr's J and Santhosh learn about the treatment and handling of highly infectious agents with special guest Dr Hewlett, medical director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit. Along the way, they cover what is biocontainment, designing a containment room, Level 4 laboratories, worst case scenarios, surprise toilet dangers, patient bonding and combatting boredom in isolation, unique challenges of the unit, managing disease with no good treatment, and more! So sit back as we try to contain our excitement over this interview!

1) National Ebola Traing and Education Center NETEC.org
2) https://www.nebraskamed.com/biocontainment

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