Crisis management of SARS in a hospital.

@article{Wu2004CrisisMO,
  title={Crisis management of SARS in a hospital.},
  author={Delon Wu and Li-chu Yang and Sou-Shan Wu},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={
          345-9
        }
}
INTRODUCTION A large general hospital was suddenly disabled by an in-hospital outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (SARS). METHOD The crisis was successfully managed by a Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) that included: (a) containment of SARS patients on a special floor and evacuation of the patients from the infected and near-around floors; (b) sorting of the hospital into areas and floors to avoid cross contact of people; (c) triage of patients into groups according to… CONTINUE READING
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