Preventing the next 'SARS' - European healthcare workers' attitudes towards monitoring their health for the surveillance of newly emerging infections: qualitative study

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p541
Academic Journal
The article presents a study exploring European Healthcare workers' (HCWs) perceptions and attitudes towards monitoring their absence and symptom reports for surveillance of newly circulating infections in hospitals. The study found that monitoring absence and infectious disease symptom reports among HCWs is likely to be a means of surveillance for emerging infections in some settings.


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