Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/6037
Title: ASID (H1CS1G) position statement: infection control guidelines for patients with influenza-like illnesses, including pandemic (H1N1) influenza 2009, in Australian health care facilities
Contributor(s): Stuart, Rhonda L (author); Cheng, Allen C (author); Marshall, Caroline L (author); Ferguson, John (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/6037
Abstract: The emergence of the novel pandemic (H1N1) 2009 strain has had a significant impact on Australian health care facilities. At the start of the pandemic, there was uncertainty about the modes of transmission. Infection control measures were designed to protect the vulnerable against a disease in which transmissibility was reported as substantially higher than that of seasonal influenza. Initial evidence from animal transmission studies has now shown comparable transmissibility between the pandemic and seasonal strains. On 17 June 2009, the Australian Government announced a new pandemic response phase — "Protect" — and issued a new technical annex to the Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza (AHMPPI) for this phase. This annex included updated infection control advice replacing some of the recommendations in the original AHMPPI Interim infection control guidelines for pandemic influenza in healthcare and community settings 2006.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Medical Journal of Australia, 191(8), p. 454-458
Publisher: Australasian Medical Publishing Company Pty Ltd
Place of Publication: Strawberry Hills, Australia
ISSN: 1326-5377
0025-729X
Field of Research (FOR): 111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
111716 Preventive Medicine
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 920407 Health Protection and/or Disaster Response
920404 Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
920412 Preventive Medicine
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/health-resources/promotion-resources?lid=16654
http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/191_08_191009/fer10972_fm.pdf
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