Risk Perception and Impact of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (sars) on Work and Personal Lives of Healthcare Workers in Singapore: What Can We Learn?

@article{Koh2005RiskPA,
  title={Risk Perception and Impact of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (sars) on Work and Personal Lives of Healthcare Workers in Singapore: What Can We Learn?},
  author={David Koh and Meng Kin Lim and Sin Eng Chia and Soo Meng Ko and Feng Qian and Vivian T Ng and Ban Hock Tan and Kok Wong and Wuen Ming Chew and Hui Kheng Tang and Winston Yong Meng Ng and Zainal Muttakin and Shanta Emmanuel and Ngan Phoon Fong and Gerald Koh and Chong Teck Kwa and Keson Beng-Choon Tan and Calvin C S Fones},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={
          676-82
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Healthcare workers (HCWs) were at the frontline during the battle against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Understanding their fears and anxieties may hold lessons for handling future outbreaks, including acts of bioterrorism. METHOD We measured risk perception and impact on personal and work life of 15,025 HCWs from 9 major healthcare institutions during the SARS epidemic in Singapore using a self-administered questionnaire and Impact of Events Scale and analyzed the… CONTINUE READING
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