TITLE

The new normal: a SARS diary

AUTHOR(S)
Greiver, Michelle
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/9/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p1283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the experiences of a medical personnel, who have undergone quarantine during the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome. Restrictions imposed to every physicians who were assigned in North York General Hospital in Ontario in May 2003; Physical and emotional impact of undergoing work quarantine.
ACCESSION #
11528499

 

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