Pandemic preparedness: implementation of infection prevention emergency plans.

@article{Rebmann2010PandemicPI,
  title={Pandemic preparedness: implementation of infection prevention emergency plans.},
  author={Terri Rebmann},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S63-5
        }
}
The H1N1 influenza pandemic provided a real‐world test of hospital disaster plans. Challenges to hospitals included inconsistent use of isolation precautions; changing and conflicting guidelines; lack of available supplies, including N95 respirators and medications; and overwhelming amounts of information that required sifting. Further research is needed regarding pandemic planning.