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Severe acute respiratory syndrome: clinical features, diagnos is and management

Author(s)Rainer; Timothy H
AbstractPurpose of review: In November 2003, a new, life-threatening, respiratory illness named severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) arose from Guangdong Province in China. The illness spread across the globe, caused many major outbreaks, and had an overall mortality rate of 11%. The purpose of this review is primarily to review the clinical features, diagnosis, and management of SARS, but also to comment briefly on the epidemiology and pathogen.
Date of publishing05/01/2004
Date of last review by us03/10/2008
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