Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 17th, 2003
The article, by Drs. Monica Avendano and Peter Derkach and nurse practitioner Susan Swan, was the first to detail the course the disease took in 14 front-line health care workers, all of whom were treated in the SARS unit of the West Park Healthcare Centre in Toronto.
It is of clinical interest to physicians because it is the first study to present individual (not aggregate) patient data, and it emphasized treatment regimens and information on the patients' clinical status 1 and 3 weeks after being discharged from the center's SARS unit. It...
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