Healthcare Personnel at High-Risk for Severe Influenza Illness: Care of Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Novel H1N1 Influenza A
- Written by SHEA, APIC, IDSA, ACOEM
- Tuesday, 31 August 2010
The emergence of a novel H1N1 influenza A virus has dramatically impacted communities and healthcare institutions across the globe. In addition to potential exposure in the community, healthcare personnel are often called upon to care for individuals with suspected or confirmed novel H1N1 influenza A and may become exposed to the virus if appropriate infection control precautions are not implemented.