Speaker: Date: Topic
M. Anita Barry, MD
Oct. 23, 2013
Influenza: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
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Take-Away Points of the Presentation
1. Influenza is a major public health problem in the United States.
2. Vaccination is our best tool in reducing the incidence of influenza.
Links to Articles Cited in the Presentation
- Aiello AE et al: Mask use, hand hygiene, and seasonal influenza-like illness among young adults: a r
- Belshe RB et al: Safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of live, attenuated, cold-adapted influenza vac
- Boivin G et al: Predicting influenza infections during epidemics with use of a clinical case definit
- Brankston G et al: Transmission of influenza A in human beings. Lancet Infect Dis 2007;7(4):257-65.
- Dharan NJ et al: Infections with oseltamivir-resistant influenza A (H1N1) virus in the United States
- Ebell MH et al: A systematic review of the history and physical examination to diagnose influenza. J
- Gooskens J et al: Morbidity and mortality associated with nosocomial transmission of oseltamivir-res
- Harper SA et al: Seasonal influenza in adults and children--diagnosis, treatment, chemoprophylaxis,
- Hayden FG et al: Efficacy and safety of the neuraminidase inhibitor zanamivir in the treatment of in
- Hsu J et al: Antivirals for treatment of influenza: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observa
- Lee N et al: Antiviral treatment for patients hospitalized with severe influenza infection may affec
- Loeb M et al: Surgical mask vs N95 respirator for preventing influenza among health care workers: a
- McGeer A et al: Antiviral therapy and outcomes of influenza requiring hospitalization in Ontario, Ca
- Monto AS et al: Clinical signs and symptoms predicting influenza infection. Arch Intern Med 2000;160
- Nichol KL et al: The effectiveness of vaccination against influenza in healthy, working adults. N En
- Nichol KL: Cost-effectiveness and socio-economic aspects of childhood influenza vaccination. Vaccine
- Tellier R: Review of aerosol transmission of influenza A virus. Emerg Infect Dis 2006;12(11):1657-62
- Treanor JJ et al: Efficacy and safety of the oral neuraminidase inhibitor oseltamivir in treating ac
- Wang Z et al: Live attenuated or inactivated influenza vaccine and medical encounters for respirator
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