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The Effect of Individual Movements and Interventions on the Spread of Influenza in Long-Term Care Facilities.

Authors
  • Najafi, Mehdi1, 2, 3, 4
  • Laskowski, Marek1, 2, 3, 4
  • de Boer, Pieter T1, 2, 3, 4
  • Williams, Evelyn1, 2, 3, 4
  • Chit, Ayman1, 2, 3, 4
  • Moghadas, Seyed M1, 2, 3, 4
  • 1 Agent-Based Modelling Laboratory, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada (MN, ML, SMM). , (Canada)
  • 2 Unit of PharmacoTherapy, Epidemiology & Economics (PTEE), Department of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands (PTdB). , (Netherlands)
  • 3 Division of Long Term Care, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada (EW). , (Canada)
  • 4 Sanofi Pasteur, Swiftwater, PA, USA (AC); and Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada (AC). , (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
37
Issue
8
Pages
871–881
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0272989X17708564
PMID: 28538110
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Our study revealed a highly structured contact and movement patterns within the LTCF. Accounting for this structure-instead of assuming randomness-in decision analytic methods can result in substantially different predictions.

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