Another nightmare after SARS: knowledge perceptions of and overcoming strategies for H1N1 influenza among chronic renal disease patients in Hong Kong.

@article{Siu2010AnotherNA,
  title={Another nightmare after SARS: knowledge perceptions of and overcoming strategies for H1N1 influenza among chronic renal disease patients in Hong Kong.},
  author={Judy Yuen-Man Siu},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={893-904}
}
In this article I demonstrate the knowledge perceptions of and the preventive health behaviors toward the influenza A H1N1 pandemic, or "human swine flu," among the chronic renal disease patients in Hong Kong. Based on ethnographic data from participant observation in a chronic renal disease patient self-help alliance and semistructured interviews with its 30 members, I demonstrate that the participants' knowledge perceptions of and the adoption of the preventive health behaviors against H1N1… CONTINUE READING
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