Management and prevention of norovirus outbreaks in hospitals
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Management and prevention of norovirus outbreaks in hospitals

Dinah Gould Professor in applied health, City University, London

Noroviruses are highly contagious and have become the most common cause of infectious gastrointestinal disease in industrialised countries. This article explores the epidemiology of norovirus and discusses strategies for prevention and control in hospitals. The need for new, updated evidence-based guidelines is highlighted.

Nursing Standard. 23, 13,51-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.12.23.13.51.c6732

Correspondence

D.Gould@city.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review