Factors affecting perceived risk of contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome among academic physicians.

@article{Grace2004FactorsAP,
  title={Factors affecting perceived risk of contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome among academic physicians.},
  author={Sherry L Grace and Karen Hershenfield and Emma Robertson and Donna Eileen Stewart},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={1111-3}
}
SARS disproportionately affects healthcare providers. A physician survey was administered within three hospitals providing care to SARS patients. Knowing a colleague who contracted SARS and previous occupational exposure to infectious agents were significantly predictive of greater perceived risk, whereas perceived effectiveness of precautions and provision of direct care were not. 

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