SARS outbreak in the Greater Toronto Area: the emergency department experience

Borgundvaag, Bjug; Ovens, Howard; Goldman, Brian; Schull, Michael; Rutledge, Tim; Boutis, Kathy; Walmsley, Sharon; McGeer, Allison; Rachlis, Anita; Farquarson, Carolyn
November 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 11, p1342
Academic Journal
Outlines the process successfully followed by several emergency departments in the Greater Toronto Area during the SARS outbreak between February and September 2003. Modifications in emergency management operations; Construction of a large outdoor SARS assessment unit; Hospital cleaning policies; List of protective gear required for entering an airborne isolation room.


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