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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: From Benchtop to Bedside by Joseph Jao Yiu Sung

By Joseph Jao Yiu Sung

This can be a complete and up to date account of the medical administration of critical acute respiration syndrome (SARS). It covers many of the features, from analysis, scientific presentation and healing modalities to rehabilitation.A multidisciplinary process is followed, with inputs from clinicians, radiologists, intensivists, nurses, physiotherapists, and specialists in conventional chinese language drugs. the data awarded is predicated on present wisdom and proof in regards to the disorder, taking the view that issues are nonetheless evolving.This booklet is an quintessential advisor for frontline healthcare staff, together with medical professionals and nurses, in addition to clinical scholars and scientific researchers.

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Falun Gong had been active in parts of China for many years, and in some locations its followers even had brief skirmishes with public security forces. But the public security agencies did not care to report such “small matters” to the top leadership. In 1997, Falun Gong followers protested against the Beijing city government in front of Beijing TV station. Although this incident became well known locally, the top leader paid scant attention to it. It was only until Falun Gong grabbed international headlines by “laying siege” to Zhongnanhai (the communist leadership compound) in 1999 did the top leadership regard it as a serious threat to the existing social and political order.

If tests are poorly conducted or results wrongly applied, patients excreting virus and thus capable of infecting others can slip through the safety net of isolation and infection control. The disease continues to show a disturbing concentration in previously healthy hospital staff — the human resource vital to control. A significant proportion of patients require intensive care, thus adding to the considerable strain on hospital and healthcare systems. Evidence is mounting that certain source cases make a special contribution to rapid spread of infection.

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