The general practice experience of the swine flu epidemic in Victoria--lessons from the front line.

  title={The general practice experience of the swine flu epidemic in Victoria--lessons from the front line.},
  author={Peter Eizenberg},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={191 3},
The swine influenza (H1N1 09) outbreak in Victoria has provided an excellent opportunity to review the Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza (AHMPPI) and to assess its performance in practice. General practitioners play a major role in seasonal flu management, and it was expected that the AHMPPI would enable GPs on the front line to maintain this central role during the swine flu pandemic. The role of front-line GPs has been made extremely difficult by deficiencies in… CONTINUE READING

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