Too few tests for influenza among older people in hospital
Ruth Sander Independent consultant, Care of the older person
It is important to recognise the difference between influenza and other flu-like illnesses. Clinicians should diagnose and treat influenza promptly, especially in vulnerable populations, such as older people, who are more likely to experience complications, such as pneumonia.
Nursing Older People. 30, 2,11-11. doi: 10.7748/nop.30.2.11.s9
Published in print: 26 February 2018