Ann Intensive Care 2021 Jul 29;11(1):117. Epub 2021 Jul 29.
Unité de Santé Publique, INSERM, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidemiologie et de Sante Publique, Hopital Saint-Antoine, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Sorbonne Université, 75012, Paris, France.
Purpose: At the critical care level, the flu surveillance system is limited in France, with heterogeneous regional modalities of implementation.
Materials, Patients And Methods: We aimed at assessing the relevance of the Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP) clinical data warehouse for estimating the burden of the influenza epidemic on medical adult critical care units of the AP-HP, and outcome of patients during the flu season 2017-2018. This exploratory multi-site epidemiological study comprised all consecutive adult stays (n = 320) in 18 medical intensive care units (ICU) or intermediate care wards (ICW) for probable or confirmed Influenza virus infection during the 2017-2018 flu season. Read More