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Document ID (ISN)108726
CIS number 08-1220
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Title Pandemic influenza: Guidance for infection control in hospitals and primary care settings
Bibliographic information TSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2007. 81p. Illus. 87 ref.
Internet access http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_080771?IdcService=GET_FILE&dID=154677&Rendition=Web [in English]
Abstract Guidance document on how to protect health care workers against the hazard of infection by pandemic influenza. Contents: terminology; overview of pandemic influenza and infection control; preparedness planning for pandemic infection control; occupational health and deployment of staff; infection control precautions; environmental infection control; supplementary guidance for hospitals; supplementary guidance for primary care settings. In the appendix: the epidemiology of pandemic influenza; infection control precautions.
Descriptors (primary) influenza; United Kingdom; hospitals; limitation of exposure; health services; virus diseases
Descriptors (secondary) infectious diseases; safety guides; data sheet; infection control
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
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)