TITLE

Beyond counting cases: public health impacts of national Paediatric Surveillance Units

AUTHOR(S)
Grenier, D.; Elliott, E. J.; Zurynski, Y.; Rodrigues Pereira, R.; Preece, M.; Lynn, R.; von Kries, R.; Zimmermann, H.; Dickson, N. P.; Virella, D.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p527
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Paediatric Surveillance Units (PSUs) have been established in 1 4 countries and facilitate national, prospective, active surveillance for a range of conditions, with monthly reporting by child health specialists. The International Network of Paediatric Surveillance Units (INoPSU) was established in 1998 and facilitates international collaboration among member PSUs and allows for sharing of resources, simultaneous data collection and hence comparison of data from different geographical regions. The impact of data collected by PSUs, both individually and collectively as members of INoPSU, on public health outcomes, clinical care and research is described.
ACCESSION #
25471903

 

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