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Document ID (ISN)108722
CIS number 08-1216
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Title Interim guidance for infection control for care of patients with confirmed or suspected swine influenza A(H1N1) virus infection in a healthcare setting
Original title Influenza H1N1 (gripe porcina) [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Internet document, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 2009.
Internet access http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/guidelines_infection_control.htm [in English]
http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/espanol/ [in Spanish]
Abstract This document provides interim guidance for healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, long-term care and outpatient facilities and other settings where healthcare is provided). Contents: background, implementation of respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette, implementation of facility contingency plans, interim infection control recommendations, infection control of ill persons in a healthcare setting, surveillance management of healthcare personnel, management of ill healthcare personnel, environmental infection control, administration of the current 2008-2009 seasonal influenza vaccine.
Descriptors (primary) USA; hospitals; virus diseases; influenza A(H1N1)
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; safety guides; data sheet; directive
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Health care services
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)