Population mortality during the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in Toronto
- In brief. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/29/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7451, p1276
Presents medical news briefs as of May 29, 2004. Description of testing for the SARS vaccine in Beijing, China; Plans for the introduction of universal health insurance in Morocco; Trials of treatment for kalaazar in India; Law in the Czech Republic that will allow women to remain anonymous...
- China girds for new SARS outbreak. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Nov2003, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p6
Reports on the possible recurrence of severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic in China. Plan of China to invest in healthcare system; Role of preventive control measures against the disease.
- Feared disease. // National Catholic Reporter;5/2/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 26, p6
Reports on the precaution taken by Catholics against severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong, China. Decision of church goers to wear masks; Emphasis on preventing outbreak.
- Time to show unity against SARS. Chao, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/26/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7395, p938
Discusses the efforts of medical health professionals to prohibit the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) internationally. How wearing masks can help stop the illness from spreading; Professionalism of the frontline healthcare workers; How television charity shows have appealed...
- Dedication & commitment in the glare of SARS. McVay, Kay // California Nurse;May/Jun2003, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p3
Focuses on the role of nurses in combatting the destructive effects of the spread of SARS worldwide. Extent of the spread of the disease; Precautions for nurses working with SARS victims; Emphasis on the dedication and commitment of nurses to improve care for SARS patients.
- Dealing with SARS. DuHamel, Craig // Communication World;Aug/Sep2003, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p26
When SARS hit Canada this past spring, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre was on the receiving end. SARS was a different kind of crisis. This situation didn't fit traditional crisis management strategies where organizations apologize for an error or problem and then correct...
- SARS in Healthcare Facilities, Toronto and Taiwan. McDonald, L. Clifford; Simor, Andrew E.; Ih-Jen Su; Maloney, Susan; Ofner, Marianna; Kow-Tong Chen; Lando, James F.; McGeer, Allison; Min-Ling Lee; Jernigan, Daniel B. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;May2004, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p777
The healthcare setting was important in the early spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in both Toronto and Taiwan. Healthcare workers, patients, and visitors were at increased risk for infection. Nonetheless, the ability of individual SARS patients to transmit disease was quite...
- SARS-related Perceptions in Hong Kong. Lau, Joseph T. F.; Xilin Yang; Pang, Ellie; Tsui, H. Y.; Wong, Eric; Yun Kwok Wing // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Mar2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p417
To understand different aspects of community responses related to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), 2 population-based, random telephone surveys were conducted in June 2003 and January 2004 in Hong Kong. More than 70% of respondents would avoid visiting hospitals or mainland China to...
- One Year Later. // Chinese Law & Government;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p92
Presents updates on the war on SARS in Beijing, China as of January 2004. Requirement for pharmacies in Beijing to guarantee anti-SARS drugs; Consideration of new law to provide free medical treatment for certain illnesses in addition to SARS and AIDS; Maintenance of SARS alert status in the...