Facing Highly Infectious Diseases New Trends and Current Concepts
Brouqui, P. (2009). Facing Highly Infectious Diseases: New Trends and Current Concepts. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 15(8):700-5.
This article includes guidelines for the care of patients with highly infectious diseases, with an emphasis on droplet precautions, isolation units, and need for healthcare worker training. The author advocates that protective measures for isolation units be modeled after those for biosafety level laboratories. Pediatric considerations are also included.