Fighting the Flu: What You Need to Know about Seasonal Influenza

September 24, 2010

This video explains the advantages and limitations of rapid testing for influenza in the point-of-care setting.

This video CME program explains the advantages (rapid and specific) and limitations (low sensitivity in some settings) of rapid testing for influenza in the point-of-care setting, identifies recent changes in influenza vaccination recommendations for infants and children (live-attenuated intranasal vaccine approved for younger groups of children), and describes the treatment of influenza disease using currently recommended medications that have activity against circulating strains of influenza.

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