Swine Flu – Guidance for Clinicians and Public Health Professionals–Updated May 7

The following sites provide professional and technical information:

  • Swine Flu Topic Page provided by DynaMed. DynaMed is a point-of-care reference resource designed to provide clinicians with the best available evidence to support clinical decision-making.
  • MICROMEDEX overview and update, including dosages for chemoprophylaxis and treatment. Provided by Thomson Reuters.
  • See PubMed for newest H1N1 genetic sequences, a prepared collection of recent journal citations and a link to an Enviro-Health page of resources, including full text online books.
  • CDC’s Guidance for Clinicians and Public Helath Professionals
  • CDC Interim Guidance on Antiviral Recommendations
  • Swine Flu: Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of Medical Products and Devices
  • Health Care Planning checklists and guidelines for medical offices, hospitals, long-term care facilities, emergency transport vehicles, etc.
  • Interim CDC Guidance for Nonpharmaceutical Community Mitigation in Response to Human Infections with Swine Influenza (H1N1) Virus
  • Information for Health Professionals from the Public Health Agency of Canada
  • World Health Organization’s Swine Influenza Page, including:
    Interim WHO guidance for the surveillance of human infection with swine influenza A(H1N1) virus,
    Infection Prevention and Control in Health Care in Providing Care for Confirmed or Suspected A(H1N1) Swine Influenza Patients and
    Protocol for antiviral susceptibility testing by pyrosequencing.
  • See the RI Department of Health for up to date local information and “What You Can Do To Prepare” and “Cover Your Cough” public health flyers in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, French, Hmong, Lao, Khmer, Tagalog and Vietnamese.
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