Volume 23, Number 6—June 2017
Stockpiling Ventilators for Influenza Pandemics
|Parameter||Mild (2009-like)||Moderate (1957- and 1968-like)||Severe (1918-like)||Source|
|Hospitalization scaling over mild||1||3.14||36||(2,21)|
|Proportion of hospitalized ILI patients requiring ICU care||0.2||0.25||0.25||(2,19,21,22,23)|
|Proportion of ICU patients requiring ventilation||0.5||0.5||0.5||(2,21,22)|
|Proportion of ventilated patients requiring 2 weeks of ventilation||0.4||0.4||0.4||(22)|
|Region-to-region correlation for peak-week demand||0.7||0.7||0.7||Estimated|
*ICU, intensive care unit; ILI, influenza-like illness.
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