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What information and data will be needed to answer the relevant questions and make an informed decision? 1. What are the clinical criteria for SARS? 2. What are the epidemiological criteria for possible and likely outcomes? 3. What are the laboratory criteria? 4. How do we exclude patients from SARS? 5. Who will handle command and control? 6. How do the hospitals and healthcare facilities prepare and respond? 7. How do we structure surveillance of the SARS outbreak? 8. What does the community need to do to contain the SARS outbreak and provide quarantine and isolation in non-hospital settings? 9. How do we manage the travel-related transmission risk? 10. What standards are needed for laboratory issues? 11. How do we maintain consistent, timely, and open communication? 12. How do we educate the public and the healthcare professionals? 13. What SARS infection controls are necessary in healthcare; home; and community settings?

6. Where would you find this information? Information can be obtained through articles and journals, media, and from experts in the field. Information and data can be obtained from: E Medicine Health; Medline Plus-NIH; AARC SARS page; Health Canada; AMA; WHO SARS Website; CDC; and the FDA.

7. What alternatives should be considered in finding an optimal solution for this case? Alternative 1: Coordinate efforts with: WHO; CDC; FDA; EMS; Hospitals; Schools; Media and law enforcement. Establish definition of SARS symptoms; determine sites able to handle infected patients; establish control center; create educational packets to be distributed door to door; online; and on television. Ensure that the necessary equipment is in place; and that there are enough educated healthcare personnel on hand; and make sure there are containment rooms available for infected patients.

Alternative 2: Work with: WHO; CDC; local EMS; law enforcement; Schools;…...

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