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OBJECTIVE To carry out the epidemiological analysis of 122 influenza A (H1N1) deaths confirmed by laboratory and help to improve the diagnosis and timely managing of cases. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 122 clinical records were analyzed of patients with confirmed influenza A (H1N1) virus infection who died. RESULTS Fifty-one percent of patients were(More)
BACKGROUND Mexico has experienced a disproportionate mortality burden due to the influenza A(HIN1) pandemic. A study was undertaken to investigate the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the first 100 patients who died from confirmed influenza A(H1N1). METHODS A clinical evaluation was made of the first 100 consecutive deaths of confirmed(More)
BACKGROUND Identifying the level of culture and awareness on patient safety is essential in order to improve the quality of care. The objective of our research was to assess patient safety culture in healthcare professionals. METHODS Derived from the implementation of a survey on patient safety to 174 health professionals, data related to demographic(More)
Background. During the 2009 spring epidemic outbreak in Mexico, an important research and policy question faced was related to the differences in clinical profile and population characteristics of those affected by the new H1N1 virus compared with the seasonal virus. Methods and Findings. Data from clinical files from all influenza A deaths in Mexico(More)
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