ITEMS IN AFP WITH KEYWORD:

Influenza

Dec 1, 2003 Issue
Influenza [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of antiviral treatment of influenza in adults?


Oct 1, 2003 Issue
ACIP Releases 2003 Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Influenza [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recommendations on the prevention and control of influenza for the 2003–2004 influenza season.


Jan 1, 2003 Issue
An Office-Based Approach to Influenza: Clinical Diagnosis and Laboratory Testing [Article]

Vaccination is the primary measure for preventing morbidity and mortality from influenza. During the influenza season, family physicians must distinguish influenza from the common cold and other flu-like illnesses. Signs and symptoms of influenza include abrupt onset of fever, severe myalgias, anore...


Sep 1, 2002 Issue
ACIP Releases 2002 Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Influenza [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recommendations on the prevention and control of influenza for the 2002–2003 influenza season.


Jan 1, 2002 Issue
Influenza in the Nursing Home [Article]

Although influenza affects persons of all ages, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified several groups who are at increased risk for complications. One such group is residents of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities. During influenza epidemics, mortality rates among...


Oct 1, 2001 Issue
ACIP Releases Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Influenza [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued recommendations on the prevention and control of influenza for the 2001–2002 influenza season.


Dec 1, 2000 Issue
Updated Treatment for Influenza A and B [Article]

Influenza causes significant morbidity and mortality and is responsible for considerable medical expenditures. Vaccination is the most effective public health measure to combat this illness. Amantadine and rimantadine are older antiviral agents that have been important adjuncts in the prevention and...


Jul 1, 2000 Issue
ACIP Issues Recommendations for the 2000-2001 Influenza Season [Practice Guidelines]

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released recommendations for the prevention and control of influenza during the 2000–2001 influenza season.


May 1, 2000 Issue
Adult Immunization-Influenza Vaccine [Putting Prevention into Practice]

Case study: DB is 72 years old and recently moved into a nursing home. She has not received her yearly influenza shot. DB has numerous health problems, including diabetes mellitus, arthritis (for which she receives prednisone) and emphysema. She has a history of having influenza almost every year for the past 15 years.


Nov 1, 1999 Issue
Lowering the Age for Routine Influenza Vaccination to 50 Years: AAFP Leads the Nation in Influenza Vaccine Policy [Article]

The American Academy of Family Physicians now recommends that all persons 50 years of age and older receive an annual influenza vaccination, because the rates of morbidity and mortality associated with influenza are high and vaccination is cost-effective. Reasons for lowering the recommended age for...


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