Too few tests for influenza among older people in hospital
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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

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