Impact of education and network for avian influenza H5N1 in human: knowledge, clinical practice, and motivation on medical providers in Vietnam

PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30384. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030384. Epub 2012 Jan 23. Manabe T1, Pham TP, Kudo K, Vu TT, Takasaki J, Nguyen DT, Dao XC, Dang HM, Izumi S, Nguyen GB, Ngo QC, Tran TH. Abstract BACKGROUND: Knowledge, clinical practice, and professional motivation of medical providers relating to H5N1 infection have an important influence on care for H5N1 patients who require early diagnosis and early medical intervention. METHODS/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Novel educational programs including training […]

Management of severe sepsis in patients admitted to Asian intensive care units: prospective cohort study

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 13 June 2011)Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3245 Jason Phua, consultant1, Younsuck Koh, professor2, Bin Du, professor3, Yao-Qing Tang, professor4, Jigeeshu V Divatia, professor5, Cheng Cheng Tan, consultant6, Charles D Gomersall, professor7,Mohammad Omar Faruq, professor8,Babu Raja Shrestha, consultant9,Nguyen Gia Binh, consultant10,Yaseen M Arabi, associate professor11,Nawal Salahuddin, associate professor12,Bambang Wahyuprajitno, consultant13,Mei-Lien Tu, respiratory therapist14,Ahmad Yazid Haji Abd Wahab, consultant15,Akmal A Hameed, consultant16,Masaji Nishimura, professor17,Mark […]

Oseltamivir Is Adequately Absorbed Following Nasogastric Administration to Adult Patients with Severe H5N1 Influenza

Abstract Walter R. J. Taylor , Bui Nghia Thinh, Giang Thuc Anh, Peter Horby, Heiman Wertheim, Niklas Lindegardh, Menno D. de Jong, Kasia Stepniewska, Tran Thuy Hanh, Nguyen Duc Hien, Ngo Minh Bien, Ngo Quy Chau, Annette Fox, Nghiem My Ngoc, Martin Crusat,Jeremy J. Farrar,Nicholas J. White, Nguyen Hong Ha,Trinh Thi Lien, Nguyen Vu Trung, Nicholas Day, Nguyen Gia Binh. Published: October 15, 2008 In the absence of a parenteral drug, oral oseltamivir is […]

Influenza A H5N1 clade 2.3.4 virus with a different antiviral susceptibility profile replaced clade 1 virus in humans in northern Vietnam.

Le MT1, Wertheim HF, Nguyen HD, Taylor W, Hoang PV, Vuong CD, Nguyen HL, Nguyen HH, Nguyen TQ, Nguyen TV, Van TD, Ngoc BT, Bui TN, Nguyen BG, Nguyen LT, Luong ST, Phan PH, Pham HV, Nguyen T, Fox A, Nguyen CV, Do HQ, Crusat M, Farrar J, Nguyen HT, de Jong MD, Horby P PLoS One. 2008 Oct 6;3(10):e3339. doi: 10.1371/annotation/65ab1e39-3b12-4d9d-90e4-905139530448. Abstract BACKGROUND: Prior to 2007, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 viruses isolated from poultry and humans in Vietnam were consistently reported to be clade 1 viruses, susceptible to oseltamivir but […]

Ventilator-associated respiratory infection in a resource-restricted setting: impact and etiology

Vu Dinh Phu , Behzad Nadjm , Nguyen Hoang Anh Duy , Dao Xuan Co , Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai, Dao Tuyet Trinh, James Campbell, Dong Phu Khiem, Tran Ngoc Quang, Huynh Thi Loan, Ha Son Binh, Quynh-Dao Dinh, Duong Bich Thuy, Huong Nguyen Phu Lan, Nguyen Hong Ha, Ana Bonell, Mattias Larsson, Hoang Minh […]

Clinical preparedness for severe pneumonia with highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1): Experiences with cases in Vietnam

Koichiro Kudo, Nguyen Gia Binh Dao Xuan Co, Nguyen Dang Tuan .Shinyu Izumi, Dang HungMinh .Vu Thi Tuong Van, Tran Thuy Hanh, Ngo Quy Chau Abstract Background Avian influenza A (H5N1) in human presents a global pandemic threat, and preparedness is urgently required in high-risk countries. Methods A retrospective chart review was conducted on 8 patients […]