The Pharmacy Times® Flu resource center provides information about early symptoms of the flu and the array of therapies in development intended to treat it as it progresses. Additionally, learn more about the data coming directly from the most widely attended pharmacy conferences and meetings, updated clinical trial listings, and other resources.
Edina Avdic, PharmD, MBA, BCPS-AQ ID, discusses her recommendations for treating patients demonstrating resistance to influenza treatments. This video was filmed at the 54th ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) Midyear Meeting.
According to a survey commissioned by the American Academy of Family Physicians, certain groups, including millennials and African Americans, are more susceptible to anti-vaccination rhetoric and beliefs, with 51% of Americans reporting they have not received a flu shot this season. In addition, nearly one-third of adults who completed the survey do not plan on getting a flu shot.
Pharmacists play a critical role in protecting patients from seasonal influenza and pneumonia illnesses and sequelae.
The Pharmacy Times® Flu specialty page serves as a hub for all clinical news and articles related to the contagious respiratory condition. Additionally, the flu specialty page provides multiple condition-specific resources, ranging from atherosclerosis and chronic angina to heart failure and stroke prevention.