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, associate director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, discusses current antiviral treatments for influenza. This video was filmed at the ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) 54th Clinical Meeting & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Since 2005, the CDC has enforced National Influenza Vaccination Week to emphasize the importance of continuing flu vaccination even through the winter months. Although it is the holiday season, the CDC and other organizations want to remind the general public that it is never a bad time to get your flu vaccine. Sam Nass, PharmD, MBS and Walgreens Immunizations Manager weighed in on the subject in an interview with Pharmacy Times®.
Knowing patients and their ailments is essential when recommending an OTC cold and cough reliever for short-term use.
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.