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Critically Ill Patients With 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Infection in Canada

Critically Ill Patients With 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Infection in Canada CARING FOR THE JAMA-EXPRESS CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT Critically Ill Patients With 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Infection in Canada Anand Kumar, MD Context Between March and July 2009, the largest number of confirmed cases of Ryan Zarychanski, MD 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection occurred in North America. Ruxandra Pinto, PhD Objective To describe characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of critically ill pa- tients in Canada with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection. Deborah J. Cook, MD, MSc Design, Setting, and Patients A prospective observational study of 168 critically John Marshall, MD ill patients with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in 38 adult and pediatric intensive Jacques Lacroix, MD care units (ICUs) in Canada between April 16 and August 12, 2009. Tom Stelfox, MD, PhD Main Outcome Measures The primary outcome measures were 28-day and 90- day mortality. Secondary outcomes included frequency and duration of mechanical Sean Bagshaw, MD, MSc ventilation and duration of ICU stay. Karen Choong, MD Results Critical illness occurred in 215 patients with confirmed (n=162), probable (n=6), Francois Lamontagne, MD or suspected (n=47) community-acquired 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection. Among the Alexis F. Turgeon, MD, MSc 168 patients with confirmed or probable 2009 influenza A(H1N1), the mean (SD) age was 32.3 (21.4) years; 113 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2009 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2009.1496
pmid
19822627
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Abstract

CARING FOR THE JAMA-EXPRESS CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT Critically Ill Patients With 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Infection in Canada Anand Kumar, MD Context Between March and July 2009, the largest number of confirmed cases of Ryan Zarychanski, MD 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection occurred in North America. Ruxandra Pinto, PhD Objective To describe characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of critically ill pa- tients in Canada with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection. Deborah J. Cook, MD, MSc Design, Setting, and Patients A prospective observational study of 168 critically John Marshall, MD ill patients with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection in 38 adult and pediatric intensive Jacques Lacroix, MD care units (ICUs) in Canada between April 16 and August 12, 2009. Tom Stelfox, MD, PhD Main Outcome Measures The primary outcome measures were 28-day and 90- day mortality. Secondary outcomes included frequency and duration of mechanical Sean Bagshaw, MD, MSc ventilation and duration of ICU stay. Karen Choong, MD Results Critical illness occurred in 215 patients with confirmed (n=162), probable (n=6), Francois Lamontagne, MD or suspected (n=47) community-acquired 2009 influenza A(H1N1) infection. Among the Alexis F. Turgeon, MD, MSc 168 patients with confirmed or probable 2009 influenza A(H1N1), the mean (SD) age was 32.3 (21.4) years; 113

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 4, 2009

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