TITLE

Precaution the key to pandemic protection in emergency departments

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/24/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 11, pE261
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the precautions which should be taken by health care workers for pandemic protection in emergency departments. A position paper was released by the Quebec Association of Emergency which contains position statements regarding individual staff protection and engineering controls. Some of the positions stated in the paper include, wearing of a mask during aerosol-generating procedures if a patient has a strong cough and usage of postexposure prophylaxis.
ACCESSION #
45520317

 

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