Guidance

Pandemic flu infection control: intensive care units

Provides information to help intensive care units (ICUs) in hospitals to plan and manage their influenza (flu) pandemic response.

Documents

Pandemic influenza: guidance for infection control in critical care

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Details

This document has detailed guidance for intensive care or critical care units in hospitals. There is also guidance for wider primary and secondary care.

In particular this guidance talks about aerosol-generating procedures (procedures which stimulate coughing) and equipment used in ICUs.

Published 15 April 2008