Plans are needed on how to cope with demand for ventilation during pandemic influenza

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7102.254a (Published 26 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:254

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  1. Michael J Goodman, Chairmana,
  2. Paul B Anderson, Representativea
  1. a Medical Specialties Subcommittee, Central Consultants and Specialists Committee, BMA, London WC1H 9JP

    Editor—A document entitled Multiphase Contingency Plan for Pandemic Influenza has just been issued by the United Kingdom's health departments for consultation.1 Sadly, this document reflects the current state of thinking in NHS management nationally, in that 71 pages of text include only seven sentences relating …

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