Search Tag: seasonal influenza

Cardiology Management

Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients More Likely to Die Than Those With Influenza

2022 27 Apr

Adults (aged 18 or older) hospitalised with COVID-19 are at higher risk of complications and death than those with influenza, despite being younger and having fewer chronic illnesses, according to a retrospective cohort study conducted at the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona. The findings, presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology... Read more

Executive Health Management

Future Threats of Anti-COVID-19 Measures

2020 12 Nov

Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) – social distancing, use of face masks, school closures, etc. – help control COVID-19 transmission. NPIs also reduce the spread of other endemic diseases such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), disrupting the "seasonal transmission patterns" of these other respiratory diseases.  ... Read more

ICU Management

A Framework for Addressing Seasonal Influenza: A Critical Care Perspective

2020 15 Jan

Seasonal influenza remains a significant health burden and places tremendous and predictable strain on personnel and resources within a health system, specifically within critical care. Despite this, many institutions do not have a comprehensive influenza management plan. Effective and comprehensive critical care management of influenza requires... Read more