TITLE

Post-SARS: more protection needed for health care workers

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p434
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the need for more protection for health care workers after the trauma of the severe acute respiratory disease (SARS) in Canada. It is said that key priorities must include ensuring that health care workers feel valued and protected. According to Donald Low, the chief microbiologist at Mount Sinai Hospital who played an important role during the SARS outbreak, one of the most important decisions in public health will be who will head up the new agency.
ACCESSION #
24112608

 

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