My experience with SARS
- Epidemiologic Clues to SARS Origin in China. Rui-Heng Xu; Jian-Feng He; Guo-Wen Peng; De-Wen Yu; Hui-Min Luo; Wei-Sheng Lin; Peng Lin; Ling-Hui Li; Wen-Jia Liang; Jin-Yan Lin; Evans, Meirion R.; Chin-Kei Lee; Schnur, Alan; Field, Hume E. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jun2004, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p1030
An epidemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) began in Foshan municipality, Guangdong Province, China, in November 2002. We studied SARS case reports through April 30, 2003, including data from case investigations and a case series analysis of index cases. A total of 1,454 clinically...
- The new normal: a SARS diary. Greiver, Michelle // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/9/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p1283
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...
- LIVING ON A PRAYER. Perrin, Andrew; Huang, Joyce; Shapiro, Don // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/2/2003, Issue 21, p32
The article focuses on the impact of SARS in Taiwan. On May 26, 2003, the country was shaken by news that nearly 150 frightened doctors and nurses in the capital Taipei and in the southern city of Kaohsiung had resigned, at a time when they were needed most. An astonishing 94% of the country's...
- Chronology of travel recommendations, areas with local transmission. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;7/18/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 29, p258
Presents a chronology of travel recommendations and areas with local transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Travel recommendations; Countries listed and removed in the roster of areas with local transmission.
- SARS: What You Need to Know. // Current Health 2;Sep2003, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p2
Presents information on severe acute respiratory syndrome including its transmission and symptoms.
- SARS: A Naturopathic Perspective. // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Sep2003, Issue 251, p16
Offers suggestions in preventing severe acute respiratory syndrome. Consideration of ending showers with cold water to boost immune system; Consideration of eating four or more servings of fresh fruit and vegetables daily to ensure adequate fibre.
- Case Definition Change Prompts CDC To Cut Number Of SARS Cases Considerably. Bauer, Jeff // RN;Sep2003, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p18
Reports on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's revision of the case definition of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Data showing that most SARS patients exhibit a detectable amount of virus in blood collected 28 days or more after the onset of illness; Reduction in the...
- Rapid tests for the diagnosis of influenza. Hong Foo; Dwyer, Dominic E. // Australian Prescriber;Jun2009, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p64
Diagnosing influenza clinically is often difficult because of the variability of symptoms and the numerous other causes of 'influenza-like illness'. An accurate result from an influenza test performed at the bedside, or within hours of presentation, may assist in diagnosis and patient...
- SARS. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2071
A definition of the medical acronym "SARS," is presented, which stands for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome.