ARTICLEWhat you need to know about SARS nowDREHER, H. MICHAEL RN, DNSC; DEAN, JAMES L. MD, FACP; MORIARTY, DEBORAH M. RN, CRNH, OCN, BSN; KAISER, RICKY RN, BSN; WILLARD, REGINA RN, CCRN, BSN; O'DONNELL, SYBIL RN, CCRN, BSN; VIRELLA, JANE RN, BSN; O'BRIEN, CHERYL RN, BSN; MARCOLONGO, CARYN RN, BSN; REGN, KELLIE RN, BSN; CONSTANS, CHRISTINA RN; SOWDEN, RICHARD RN, BSN; PHUNG, LIZAuthor Information H. Michael Dreher is an assistant professor of nursing, associate director of undergraduate nursing programs, and research fellow in the Center for Health Equality of the College of Nursing and Health Professions and School of Public Health at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa. James L. Dean is a medical specialist in infectious disease in the division of disease controlacute communicable diseases of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Deborah M. Moriarty is in oncology research at Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J. Ricky Kaiser is employed by University MedEvac at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Regina Willard is clinical coordinator for Cardiology Associates, PA, in Scotch Plains, N.J. Sybil O'Donnell works in the ICU at East Cooper Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Jane Virella is an independent nursing consultant in Los Angeles, Calif. Cheryl O'Brien is charge nurse in the operating room and postanesthesia care unit at Palo Alto (Calif.) Plastic Surgery Center. Caryn Marcolongo works in the ICCU at Central Montgomery Medical Center in Lansdale, Pa. Kellie Regn works in emergency nursing for Progressive Nursing Staffers in West Orange, N.J. Christina Constans works in the Day Stay Unit at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Richard Sowden works in the Same Day Surgical Unit at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Liz Phung is a research assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interest in any commercial companies that pertain to this educational activity. Nursing2004: January 2004 - Volume 34 - Issue 1 - p 58-64 Buy Take the CE Test AbstractIn Brief During last year's outbreak of this deadly respiratory infection, clinicians learned a great deal about treating and containing it. Educate yourself about this emerging global threat before it strikes again. Are you prepared for another round of this dangerous respiratory infection? Find out what clinicians learned during the first SARS outbreak. © 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.