- Wednesday, November 20
- 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
- Room 200
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
Use approved antiviral medications to better treat influenza based on efficacy and safety data in order to reduce symptoms, prevent associated complications, and reduce the burden of disease
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Dr. Robert Hopkins is Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is involved nationally and locally in efforts to improve adult and child...