TITLE

Critical care doctors want escalated pandemic planning

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 5, p253
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the call of critical care physicians for the government to escalate its response to pandemic (H1N1) 2009 as a second wave of the influenza is likely to cause severe lung injuries in Canada. Dr. Rob Fowler of Sunnybrook Hospital said that the response to the pandemic needs to be escalated as there is going to be much more number of H1N1-A patients in late summer of 2009 in the country. The need to have an intensified pandemic planning is also cited.
ACCESSION #
43886870

 

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