[Management of 90 patients presenting with suspected severe acute respiratory syndrome. Experience of a collaboration between epidemiologists and clinicians facing an emerging infectious disease health alert].

@article{Cibrelus2007ManagementO9,
  title={[Management of 90 patients presenting with suspected severe acute respiratory syndrome. Experience of a collaboration between epidemiologists and clinicians facing an emerging infectious disease health alert].},
  author={L Cibrelus and Violaine No{\"e}l and Julien Emmanuelli and Gaelle Breton and Pascale Longuet and B Rigolli and Catherine Leport and J L Vild{\'e}},
  journal={Medecine et maladies infectieuses},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 Suppl 3},
  pages={S242-50}
}
OBJECTIVE The characteristics of patients with a suspected SARS hospitalized in a Paris hospital were studied to analyze the hypothetic differences between epidemiologic and clinical teams in the management of an epidemic emerging disease, and to gather experience for the management of the next outbreak. STUDY DESIGN All 90 patients hospitalized between March 16 and April 30, 2003, were included. Epidemiological and clinical data were shared with the French National Institute for Health… CONTINUE READING