Thursday, December 16, 2010

Rabies Milwaukee protocol

The protocol and related resources can be accessed here. The protocol is complicated and counterintuitive. It relies on principles which differ from those of general critical illness. If faced with a potential case, familiarity with the protocol will help in deciding whether you have the resources to implement it in your own hospital or whether the patient should be shipped.

And here's a recent report in MMWR of a case reported in Virginia, following international travel.

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