Pandemic (H1N1) influenza: a summary of guidance for infection control in healthcare settings – UK – 8 January 2010

Posted on January 12, 2010. Filed under: Infection Control, Infectious Diseases, Influenza A(H1N1) / Swine Flu | Tags: |

Pandemic (H1N1) influenza:  a summary of guidance for infection control in healthcare settings  – 8 January 2010

Document type: Guidance
Author: Department of Health and Health Protection Agency
Published date: 8 January 2010
Pages: 32

Supersedes/replaces: Pandemic influenza: guidance for infection control in hospitals and primary care settings

“This document is an updated version of Pandemic flu: A summary of guidance for infection control in health care settings issued in September 2007. It is specific to the current pandemic influenza virus, pandemic (H1N1), and thus represents current guidance.

This document is based on the currently available virological and epidemiological knowledge about pandemic (H1N1) influenza and includes new or updated information regarding:

transmission characteristics of pandemic (H1N1) influenza aerosol-generating procedures occupational health: deployment of staff at high risk of complications from influenza setting-specific guidance for mortuaries and dental surgeries.The guidance document has been written for the NHS, but the infection control principles apply to other settings delivering healthcare.”

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