Prediction and surveillance of influenza epidemics
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The 2009 (H1N1) influenza pandemic highlighted the need for forecasting models to assist policy and planning for effective health system responses to epidemics. Adequate forewarning of impending influenza epidemics would allow hospitals to adjust staff rosters, assign dedicated wards for infection control, and establish separate influenza clinics collocated with emergency departments (EDs).
Medical Journal of Australia
Boyle JR, Sparks RS, Keijzers GB, et al. Prediction and surveillance of influenza epidemics. Med J Aust 2011; 194 (4 Suppl): S28. © Copyright 2011 The Medical Journal of Australia – reproduced with permission.
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