- Thursday, October 11
- 1:05 PM - 2:20 PM
- Hall A, Level 1
Annual fluctuations in the efficacy of the influenza vaccine leave many at risk for serious illness, and recently, Americans suffered one of the worst influenza outbreaks in almost a decade. It is important for clinicians to diagnose influenza quickly and provide guideline-based treatment. During this session, the speakers will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to use antiviral medications to reduce the burden of influenza.
Diagnose and promptly treat influenza in accordance with national guidelines and emerging evidence
Appropriately utilize approved antiviral medications to better treat influenza based on efficacy and safety data, so as to reduce the symptoms, prevent associated complications, and reduce the burden of disease
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Dr. Angarone is an Infectious Disease specialist at Northwestern Medicine and has been a faculty member since 2009. His practice focuses on the evaluation and treatment of infections in immune compromised individuals, including recipients of organ a...
Dr. Galluzzi is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatrics and Director of Comprehensive Care at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania. Dr. Galluzzi received her medical degree from the West Virginia School of Oste...