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Clinical guidelines for patients with an influenza like illness during an influenza pandemic (2006)

Author(s)Department of Health (DH); British Thoracic Society (BSAC); British Infection Society (BIS); Health protection Agency (HPA)
AbstractThis document contains guidance for health professionals regarding the treatment of pandemic influenza, agreed by experts from the British Thoracic Society, the British Infection Society and the Health Protection Agency. It is published as official UK guidance by the Department of Health in England and covers treatment in hospitals and the community, of both adults and children.
It is intended for use in the UK in event that the World Health Organisation declares that an influenza pandemic has started, and the Department of Health in England (UK-wide lead agency on pandemic influenza, including the devolved administrations) has declared UK Pandemic Alert Level 2 (cases of pandemic influenza identified within the UK).
For further Pandemic Flu guidance go to http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publichealth/Flu/PandemicFlu/index.htm
Date of publishing06/06/2006
Date of last review by us11/11/2012
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