TITLE

WHO declares H1N1 pandemic; researcher describes key LTC practices

AUTHOR(S)
Kolus, Kevin
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional;Jul2009, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the AH1N1 swine flu virus as a pandemic worldwide. It mentions that due to the announcement, several long-term care facilities have implemented practices to counter it which include developing protocols to limit people's access to the facility, conducting clinical surveillance and monitoring influenza-like diseases. It relates that the declaration was based on the widespread of the illness and not on its severity.
ACCESSION #
43459096

 

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